New Delhi: General MM Naravane, the Chief of the Army Staff, left for Israel on Sunday for a five-day visit to the country to further enhance defence relationship between the two nations.
This is his first visit to the country.
He will be in Israel from Nov 15 to 19.
"During the visit, he will be meeting the Country’s senior military and civilian leadership where he will discuss avenues for further enhancing Indo-Israel defence relations," read a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence.
"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," read the statement.
He will interact with the Service Chiefs and visit the Headquarters of the Ground Forces element of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).