Indian Army gifts trained dogs, horses to Bangladesh Army
Dhaka, November 11: The Indian Army has gifted 20 trained horses and 10 mine detection dogs to the Bangladesh Army.
A press release issued by the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Tuesday said the horses and dogs had been officially handed over at the Benapole-Petrapole checkpost.
The Bangladesh delegation was led by Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, Chief of Jessore Division of the Army. On the other hand, the Indian Army delegation was led by Major General Narinder Singh Khroud, Chief of Staff of the Brahmastra Corps.
A press release quoting an Indian Army official said the performance of military dogs in the Indian Army is quite commendable.
"We are always ready to assist Bangladesh on issues of concern to security. The courage of dogs in terms of security is proven. They are very effective in identifying mines and prohibited products."