hief of Army Staff General MM Naravane has left for Israel, he would be in that country till November 19, a Ministry of Defence statement said here on Sunday.
During the visit, Gen Naravane will be meeting the country’s senior military and civilian leadership where he will discuss avenues for further enhancing Indo-Israel defence relations, the Defence Ministry said in a release.
“The Army Chief will take forward the excellent bilateral defence cooperation between Israel and India through multiple meetings with senior officials of the security establishment and exchange views on various defence related issues,” the statement said.
He will interact with the Service Chiefs and visit the headquarters of the Ground Forces element of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), the release added.
This is his maiden visit to Israel.