Army chief leaves on four-day visit to UK, Italy
New Delhi, July 4, 2021
General M M Naravane, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has left here on a four-day visit to the United Kingdom and Italy.
During the visit, he will meet his counterparts and senior military leaders of the two countries with an aim of enhancing India’s defence cooperation.
Gen Naravane will be in the UK on July 5 and 6, during which he will interact with the Secretary of State for Defence, the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of General Staff and otehr dignitaries.
He will also visit various army formations where he will exchange ideas on issues of mutual interest.
Gen Naravane will be in Italy on July 7-8 when he wil hold discussions with the Chief of Defence Staff and Chief of Staff of the Italian Army.
Additionally, he will also inaugurate the Indian Army Memorial in the famous town of Cassino and will be briefed at the Italian Army’s Counter IED Centre of Excellence at Cecchingola, Rome, an official press release added.