General Bipin Rawat meets C-in-C Land Forces, Kazakhstan

August 3, 2017 Photo(s): By PRO (Army)

General Bipin Rawat is on a six day visit to Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. He met Commander-in-Chief Land Forces of Kazakhstan today and discussed with him various aspects of cooperation among the two armies. Both sides mutually agreed to take forward the joint exercise which is to be held at Bakloh, Himmachal Pradesh this year in Nov 2017. General Rawat conveyed Indian support for deployment of Kazakhstan in UN peacekeeping operations.

Kazakhstan further sought assistance for capacity enhancement in the areas of counter insurgency operations, military education and training of cadets in India. COAS assured them of whole hearted support. He complimented the Kazakh Army for their professionalism as witnessed during the demonstration while visiting the 36 Air Assault Brigade. General Rawat will leave for Turkmenistan tomorrow.

General Bipin Rawat visiting 36 Air Assault Brigade
General Bipin Rawat meeting the Commander-in-Chief of Land Forces of Kazakhstan on August 3, 2017
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