KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Army Chief Prabhuram Sharma on Tuesday held talks with Indian Army Director General of Assam Rifles Lt. Gen. Pradeep Chandran Nair here and discussed issues of mutual interest and cooperation.
The Assam Rifles, India’s oldest paramilitary force, provides security to the Northeast and has a diverse role ranging from security to providing welfare and development assistance to the people.
According to Nepal Army Headquarters sources, during the meeting, the two military officials discussed issues of mutual interest and cooperation.
He said that the Nepal Army believes that such visits would further strengthen and deepen the existing bilateral relations between the armies of the two neighboring countries.
The meeting comes just days after Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to India and his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The two countries inaugurated a cross-border railway network, a power transmission line and launched India’s RuPay payment card in Nepal as they pledged to significantly expand bilateral ties in wide-ranging talks. ۔