Army Chief visits forward areas of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu
Chief of Army Staff General V K Singh today visited forward posts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir and took stock of the situation at the border areas.india Updated: Apr 22, 2010 14:40 IST
Chief of Army Staff General V K Singh on Thursday visited forward posts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir and took stock of the situation at the border areas.
Singh, accompanied by senior army officers, including GOC-in-C of Northern Command Lt General B S Jaswal, took stock of the prevailing situation in the border areas, a defence spokesman said.
The Army Chief is also scheduled to meet the Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here this afternoon, he said.
On his maiden visit to the state after taking charge, Singh, arrived at Northern command headquarters at Udhampur on Wednesday after visiting Leh and Srinagar on April 20.
Singh addressed all officers of Udhampur and Nagrota garrisons and enjoined them to inculcate the deepest sense of professionalism whilst working in the interest of the nation.
In a detailed interaction with GOC-in-C northern command, Singh reviewed the security situation in the state.