New Delhi [India], November 6 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited a forward army post in Arunachal Pradesh and an Indian Air Force base in Assam along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), on Sunday.
She also interacted with the troops and appreciated their dedication to the service and efforts in such a remote and an inhospitable terrain.
The strategic base presented a static display of the combat assets available at the station to Sitharaman, which included the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft and modern missiles.
The minister also interacted with the Air Force personnel serving in this eastern most region of the country and had lunch with them.
She appreciated the air warriors for their professional approach, commitment in the service, the operational readiness, ongoing infrastructure development and the high morale at the base.
The visit to the forward army post and the Air Force bases was preceded by her respective visits to Bomdilla and Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh where she attended the inauguration ceremony of the Buddha Mahotsav 2017 and called on Governor Brig D.B. Mishra (retd). (ANI)