VISIT OF ARMY CHIEF GEN­ERAL BIKRAM SINGH TO SIN­GA­PORE

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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.

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