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Army Chief Visits South Korea to Strengthen Military Ties | India News


NEW DELHI: The chief of the Indian army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, paid a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea on Monday with the aim of strengthening military ties between the two countries.
General Naravane will meet with senior military and civilian commanders from the Republic of Korea.
He will lay a wreath at the National Cemetery and War Memorial in Seoul. He is scheduled to call the Minister of National Defense, the Chief of the South Korean Army, the Joint Chief of Staff and the Minister of the Defense Procurement Planning Administration (DAPA), where he will discuss ways to improve relations between defense between India and the Republic of Korea.
The army chief will also visit the Korea Combat Training Center in Inje country, Gangwon province and the Advanced Defense Development (ADD) in Daejeon.
Earlier in the month, General Naravane paid a historic visit to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation. It was the first visit by an Indian army chief to the two strategically important Gulf countries.
The visit of the army chief was seen as a reflection of India’s growing strategic ties with the two countries and to open new avenues of cooperation in the field of defense and security.

Times of India