Lt Gen Ranbir Singh General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command visited Kashmir Valley today to review the prevailing security situation in the region, said the spokesman.
The spokesman said that the GOC-in-C accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, visited formations in the frontier districts along the Line of Control and also hinterland. He was briefed by the commanders on ground about the current situation as also the recent counter infiltration and counter terrorist operations.
“The General Officer complimented the formations and units for their sincere efforts towards reaching out to the local population, especially in far flung areas through Sadbhavana initiatives such as in the field of education, special coaching programmes, health, sports and during Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief situations,” he said.
The GOC-in-C extolled the troops for their relentless efforts in thwarting the adversary’s designs and maintaining constant vigil in the harshest of terrain and weather conditions, he added.
The Army Commander reinforced the need to be fully prepared for the emerging security challenges and lauded the exemplary synergy amongst all security forces, said army spokesman in a statement.