Visiting Indian Army chief general MM Naravane made a courtesy call on Bangladesh Army chief general Aziz Ahmed at the Army Headquarters of Dhaka Cantonment on Thursday.

During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to the existing good relations between the armed forces of the two countries and mutual cooperation in the future.

Issues related to the implementation of the Border Road Organization, training of Army pilots, exchange of defense experts and trainers, mutual defense cooperation got priority during the discussion, says an Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) media release.


General Aziz expressed gratitude for India's commendable cooperation in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.

He also hoped that India would be beside Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis.

Earlier, general Naravane paid tributes to the members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces who made supreme sacrifices during the Liberation War of 1971, by laying a wreath at the altar of Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment.

Later, the Indian Army chief was then given a "Guard of Honor" by a smart team of the Bangladesh Army at Senakunja. Then General Naravane planted a sapling at Senakunja.

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in Dhaka on Thursday on a five-day visit.

The Indian Army chief is accompanied by his wife Veena Naravane and a two-member delegation.

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