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Gen Bikram Singh conferred with honorary General of Nepal Army
Kathmandu, July 11, 2012
First Published: 19:57 IST(11/7/2012)
Last Updated: 19:58 IST(11/7/2012)

Indian Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh was on Wednesday conferred with the Honorary General of the Nepali Army by President Ram Baran Yadav.

Singh was also presented with a sword, a certificate and the insignia of the Nepal Army during a function at Rastrapati Bhawan in the capital.

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattrai and Chief of Army Staff of Nepal Army Chhatra Man Singh Gurung were present on the occasion.

Nepali and Indian armies have a tradition of conferring the rank of honorary general to each other's chiefs.

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