CoAS General Gaurav SJB Rana returned from his weeklong official visit to India on October 5, 2013. CoAS Rana was on the visit to India on the official invitation from Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC.
Acting CoAS Lt Gen Netra Bahadur Thapa welcomed CoAS Gen Rana at Tribhuvan International Airport. CoAS Gen Rana received a "Guard of Honor" from a troop of Nepalese Army.
High Ranking Officers of the Nepalese Army and the resident Defense Attaches of foreign embassies to Nepal were present at the occasion.