Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane To Visit Siachen Glacier On January 9

The Army chief will pay homage to soldiers at the Siachen war memorial.

Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane To Visit Siachen Glacier On January 9

General MM Naravane took over as the 28th Chief of the Army Staff on Tuesday (File)

New Delhi:

In his first visit after taking over as Army Chief, General MM Naravane is likely to visit the world's highest battlefield, Siachen Glacier, next week.

Army sources told ANI that General MM Naravane is likely to visit Siachen Glacier next week on January 9 as his first tour to an army base after taking over as Army Chief.

He will pay homage to soldiers at the Siachen war memorial.

General Naravane took over as the 28th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) on Tuesday, succeeding General Bipin Rawat who has become India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

General Naravane was previously the Vice Chief of Army Staff.