General MM Naravane is visiting the UK and Italy to meet his counterparts and senior military leaders

Indian Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane on his two-day visit to UK interacted with Chief of Defence Staff General Sir Nicholas Carter and his British counterpart General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith and held bilateral discussions on cooperation in defence sector.

“Army General MM Naravane #COAS interacted with General Sir Nicholas Carter, Chief of Defence Staff, #CDS and exchanged views on bilateral defence cooperation,” tweeted the ADGPI or Additional Directorate General of Public Information, IHQ of MoD (Army) on Tuesday.

Later, General Naravane called on General Carleton-Smith, Chief of General Staff British Army and discussed issues of joint military cooperation.

General Naravane began a four-day visit to the UK and Italy on Monday.

In addition to meeting his counterparts and senior military leaders of these countries, the Indian Army Chief will also be visiting various army formations where he will exchange ideas on issues of mutual interest.

During the second leg of his tour on July 7-8, the Army Chief will be holding important discussions with the Chief of Defence Staff and Chief of Staff of the Italian Army.

He will be briefed at the Italian Army’s Counter IED Centre of Excellence at Cecchingola, Rome.

General Naravane will also inaugurate the Indian Army Memorial in the famous town of Cassino during his visit to Italy.