Army Chief to visit China to build defence cooperation

New Delhi [India], Nov. 20 : Army Chief General Dalbir Singh will lead a high-level military delegation comprising senior military officers to China on a four-day official visit beginning on November 21.

The major aim of this visit is to engaging China on subjects of mutual concern and shared interest, including terrorism, humanitarian assistance and peace keeping training.

This visit will prove a great opportunity to re-engage PLA in field of defence cooperation and build existing mutual cooperation and trust between the two nations.

The delegation will meet a number of high ranking dignitaries of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and Central Military Commission (CMC).

The visit comes at a time when a joint military exercise between the two armies is underway in Pune. This will be followed by the visit of Western Theatre Command of PLA, Commander, General Zhao Zongqi, in the second week of December.

Source: ANI