VISIT OF ARMY CHIEF GENERAL BIKRAM SINGH TO SINGAPORE
The Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh proceeded on an official visit to Singapore from January 21-23, 2014. The visit by the Army Chief assumes special significance in the light of enhanced defence cooperation between the two countries and our growing relationship with Singapore. Both sides have indicated a desire to work towards building a mutually beneficial defence cooperation. Military-to-military cooperation between the two countries encompasses joint artillery and mechanised forces exercises held in India, exchange of visits, training courses and attendance in various training events, seminars and conferences. During the visit, the Army Chief will be interacting with the senior hierarchy of Singapore including the Minister for Defence. His discussion with Singapore authorities will cover a range of fields including security and defence engagement. In addition, he will be visiting important Singapore Armed Forces training establishments.