Earlier this week, General Bikram Singh, Chief of the Army Staff of the Republic of India, arrived in Israel on an official visit.

After Gen. Singh landed in Israel on Monday, the IDF (Zahal) Honor Guard formally welcomed at Camp Rabbin (Kiriya) in Tel Aviv.

During the course of his visit, General Singh met with the IDF (Zahal) Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benjamin “Benny” Gantz and the Commander of IDF (Zahal) Ground Forces, Major General Guy Tzur. These meetings focused on the close military cooperation between Israel and India. The military chief also toured Israeli military bases, where he was briefed on the operational procedures of the Ground Forces.

India’s Military Chief Concludes Visit to Israel

During his stay, General Singh visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum, where he laid a wreath in memory of Holocaust victims. He also laid a wreath in the Indian War Cemetery in Jerusalem in honor of Indian soldiers.