Afghan Army Chief to visit India to strengthen strategic partnership

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New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Afghan Army Chief General Bismillah Khan Mohammadi will be on a four day official visit to India from July 6 to July 9 in order to build up a peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan and to strengthen strategic partnership.

General Mohammadi will call upon his Indian counterpart General Deepak Kapoor and visit military installations in Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune during his weeklong visit.

He is also likely to visit the National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune. The academy has trained Afghan cadets in the past.

General Mohammadi is also scheduled to pay tribute to the Indian Martyrs at 'Amar Jawan Jyoti'. A cultural visit to Taj Mahal - a symbol for eternal love and peace is also planned.

The Afghan Army Chief's visit is expected to open a new chapter in the military relationship between the two countries, which at present is restricted to humanitarian projects. (ANI)

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