Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh with Army in Akhnoor Sector on Friday.
Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh with Army in Akhnoor Sector on Friday.

J-K: Northern Army Commander visits Akhnoor to review operational preparedness, security situation

ANI | Updated: Mar 01, 2019 19:22 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar 1 (ANI): Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Friday visited the forward posts in Akhnoor Sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevalent security situation in the area.
During the visit to the sector, the Army Commander was briefed by the commanders on the ground about the current operational situation, prevailing security scenario and the preparedness of the formation in dealing with it.
Singh also briefed on the actions taken to meet the challenges of increased ceasefire violations through superior and aggressive domination of Line of Control being exercised by the troops for exerting pressure on Pakistan and defensive measures put in place to thwart the nefarious designs of the adversary.
He also interacted with the soldiers and complimented them for their unwavering dedication to duty, selfless devotion and high standard of professionalism.
Lieutenant General Singh was appreciative of the measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the units and formations in their area of responsibility to minimise the casualties due to ceasefire violations and infiltration bids. The need to be prepared for effectively meeting the current emerging security challenge was also reinforced.
He exhorted all ranks on the need to remain vigilant to counter the nefarious designs of the enemy and anti-national elements.
The Army Commander appreciated the preparedness and most importantly the morale of all soldiers of the Crossed Swords Division in light of the recent operational scenario. (ANI)

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