New Delhi: The Foreign Service Attache tour is conducted biennially for the Service Attaches of friendly foreign countries posted in Embassies in New Delhi to familiarise them with the three arms of the Indian Armed Forces. Two days are dedicated each to the Army, Navy and Air Force. This year, the tour was conducted from 24 to 29 November in the Eastern region of India encompassing visits to Vizag in the Naval leg, Tezpur in the Air Force leg and finally to Dinjan and Along in the Army leg. As part of the Army leg, the delegation comprising of 29 officers from 26 nations visited the Dao Division of the Indian Army on 28 November.
The delegation on arrival was received and briefed by the General Officer Commanding Dao Division, which was followed by a visit to the War Memorial and heritage museum. The delegation also received insight into the cultural diversity and terrain of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. A cultural program highlighting the cultural diversity of Assam was also organised for the delegation, said a Press release from the Ministry of Defence.
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