Pres­i­dent con­fers Hon­orary Rank of Gen­eral of the In­dian Army on Gen­eral Ra­jen­dra Ch­hetri, COAS, Nepalese Army

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The Pres­i­dent of In­dia Pranab Mukher­jee con­ferred the Hon­orary Rank of Gen­eral of the In­dian Army on Prakhy­ata Trisahkati-Patta Gen­eral Ra­jen­dra Ch­hetri, Chief of the Army Staff, Nepalese Army, for his com­mend­able mil­i­tary prow­ess and im­mea­sur­able con­tri­bu­tion to fos­ter­ing Nepal’s long and friendly as­so­ci­a­tion with In­dia, at a spe­cial in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony held at Rash­tra­p­ati Bha­van re­cently.

The ci­ta­tion read out on the oc­ca­sion says: “Gen­eral Ra­jen­dra Ch­hetri’s self­less ser­vice, sin­cere de­vo­tion and com­mit­ment to ex­cel­lence are in keep­ing with the finest tra­di­tions of mil­i­tary ser­vice and re­flect dis­tinct credit upon him­self and the Nepalese Army. Through­out his ex­em­plary ca­reer, Gen­eral Ch­hetri has demon­strated dy­namic lead­er­ship and out­stand­ing pro­fes­sion­al­ism. Gen­eral Ra­jen­dra Ch­hetri has con­trib­uted to pro­mote the ex­ist­ing bond of friend­ship, based on good­will and mu­tual un­der­stand­ing, be­tween In­dian and Nepalese Army as well as other armies of the world. In recog­ni­tion of his com­mend­able mil­i­tary prow­ess and im­mea­sur­able con­tri­bu­tion to fur­ther fos­ter­ing the long and friendly as­so­ci­a­tion with In­dia, Pres­i­dent of In­dia is pleased to con­fer the hon­orary rank of Gen­eral of the In­dian Army on Gen- eral Ra­jen­dra Ch­hetri”.

Among the dig­ni­taries present on the oc­ca­sion were Manohar Par­rikar, Min­is­ter of De­fence; Gen­eral Dal­bir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff; Air Chief Mar­shal Arup Raha, Chief of Air Staff; Vice Ad­mi­ral P. Mu­ruge­san, Vice Chief of Naval Staff and De­fence Sec­re­tary G. Mo­han Ku­mar.

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