Afghan Army Chief receives guard of honour in New Delhi

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New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Afghan Army Chief General Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, who is on a four-day visit to India, received guard of honour here on Monday.

General Mohammadi met his Indian counterpart General Deepak Kapoor and discussed vital security issues, concerning both countries.

During his visit, General Mohammadi will visit military installations in Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune. e is also likely to visit the National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune. The Academy has trained Afghan cadets in the past.

General Mohammadi is scheduled to pay tribute to the Indian martyrs at 'Amar Jawan Jyoti'. A cultural visit to Taj Mahal 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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