"In the UN operations, Gen Bajwa's performance was totally professional and outstanding," Gen Singh was quoted as saying by Times of India as he described the time when Gen Bajwa had served under him on a United Nations assignment in Congo.
He added, "A military officer's conduct in the international environment is different from the way he conducts himself back home. There, he is governed by his country's national interests," he was quoted.
General Bikram Singh was the 25th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army and held the post until July 31, 2014. He was also the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Indian armed forces.