Army chief’s Australia visit next week

New Delhi: Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh would be leaving on a four-day visit to Australia next week.

During his visit beginning July 11, Singh will be visiting important defence establishments of the Australian armed forces and is scheduled to meet a number of high ranking defence officials, a statement said here.

The visit assumes significance in the light of enhanced military cooperation between the two countries.

He will be visiting Australian naval ships Kuttabul and Adelaide, Headquarters Force Command, Headquarters Joint Operation Command, School of Military Engineering, Royal Military College, Land Network Integration Centre (LNIC) and Land Systems Division, the statement said.