PM hosts farewell dinner for Gen V K Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 00:17

New Delhi: Prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday hosted a farewell dinner for Army Chief General V K Singh who retires on May 31.

The dinner was attended by several senior ministers including Defence Minister A K Antony.

Earlier, Antony too had hosted a dinner for General V K Singh and his wife Bharati Singh on May 23.
Gen Singh`s last major function would be the National Defence Academy passing out parade on May 30 in Khadakvasla near Pune. A day later, he will hand over the reins of the Army to Lt Gen Bikram Singh on May 31 afternoon.
PTI



First Published: Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 00:17

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