Army chief General Rawat on six-day Russia trip

Army chief General Rawat on six-day Russia trip

Agency News

New Delhi, Oct 1: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will pay a six day visit to Russia from Monday to October 6, during which he will hold discussions to strengthen defence relations between the two countries.

During the visit, the delegation led by the Chief of the Army Staff will meet many senior officials of Russia's Armed Forces and visit Key Military formations and establishments.

Apart from that General Rawat shall be visiting Mikhailovskaya Artillery Academy, Headquarters of Western Military District at St Petersburg and General Staff Academy and Headquarters of a Motorised Rifle Division at Moscow.

The visit is yet another milestone in giving impetus to the strategic partnership between India and Russia and taking forward the military to military cooperation to the next level. (UNI)