The Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, will be conferred the honorary title of General of the Nepalese Army during his ongoing visit to the Himalayan country.
General Rajendra Chettri, the Chief of the Nepalese Army, was conferred the title of “Honorary General of the Indian Army” in February during his first visit to India after assuming office.

Reciprocal tradition
This tradition, a reciprocal arrangement to honour each other’s Army chief’s with the honorary titles, has been continuing uninterrupted since it began in 1969.