New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday hosted a farewell dinner for Army Chief General V K Singh who retires on May 31.

The dinner was attended by several senior ministers including Defence Minister A K Antony.

Earlier, Antony too had hosted a dinner for General V K Singh and his wife Bharati Singh on May 23.

Gen Singh's last major function would be the National Defence Academy passing out parade on May 30 in Khadakvasla near Pune. A day later, he will hand over the reins of the Army to Lt Gen Bikram Singh on May 31 afternoon.

(Agencies)

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