Army Chief meets Nepal President

Last Updated: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 15:16

Kathmandu: Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Thursday met
Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav and wished peace and
prosperity for his country.

Singh, who is in Nepal to attend the three-day Regional
Seminar on Natural Disaster Management and Humanitarian
Assistance, called on President Yadav at the Rastrapati Bhawan
in the capital.

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayant Prasad was also present
at the meeting.

Singh during the brief meeting wished "for peace and
prosperity of Nepal."

On the occasion, President Yadav shed light on the
age-old friendly ties between Nepal and India.

Singh is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Baburam
Bhattarai and Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister
BIjaya Kumar Gachhadar.
Yesterday, the Indian Army Chief held bilateral talks
with his Nepalese counterpart Gen Chatraman Singh Gurung at
Army Headquarters.

He is scheduled to return to Delhi on Friday.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 10:35

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