Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane handed over 1,00,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed today.
The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shots produced in India were handed over at the Army Headquarters in Dhaka, according to a statement of the ISPR.
Earlier in the day, Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army Gen Manoj arrived in Dhaka in the morning on a five-day visit, on invitation from Gen Aziz Ahmed.
He is accompanied by his spouse Veena Naravane and a two-member delegation, reports our diplomatic correspondent.
The Indian Army Chief is scheduled to pay courtesy calls to the Army, Navy and acting Air Force chiefs of Bangladesh and meet other senior officers of the Bangladesh Army, according to a press release issued by the High Commission of India in Dhaka.
He will also be visiting various military stations.