Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The ongoing visit by Lt Gen. S K Saini, Vice-Chief of Army Staff, to the US Indo-Pacific command is building trust and interoperability between both the armies, which is central to a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region, the US Army Pacific said on Monday.
"Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. S K Saini visit builds trust and interoperability between the U.S.-and Indian Army. The U.S.-India Army-to-Army relationship is strong and opportunities exist for increased cooperation," the US Army Pacific said in a tweet.
"A close partnership between India and the United States is central to a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region," the US Indo-Pacific command added.
Lt Gen. Saini is on a three-day visit to the US command, from October 17 to 20 with an aim to increase military cooperation between both the armies.
Following the visit, a two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US has been scheduled where both countries are expected to implement an extensive review of their strategic cooperation. (ANI)