Zojilla tunnel strategically important: Lt Gen Ravi Dastane
Kargil, May 18: The GOC 14 Corps Lt Gen Ravi Dastane on Friday said Zojilla tunnel is important for overall development of Kargil and strategic point of view.
On the presence of Chinese Forces in Gilgit-Baltistan, in Pakistan Administered Kashmir, Lt Gen Dastane said Army is ready for any challenge.
“Indian Army is fully equipped with modern technology and are using these technology upto the best possible limit. With the development of the Nation and its economy, the Army is becoming more powerful,” he added.
The GOC also laid wreath at Kargil War Memorial. The GOC later interacted with the soldiers and asked them to be ready to meet any challenge.
Earlier the GOC had a meeting with the Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan and the Executive Councilors, Councilors and other prominent persons of Kargil.
Among others Executive Councilor Haji Ghulam Amir Kamran, GOC 8 Mountain Division Lt Gen Ramond Naronha besides Commander 121 Infantry Brigade Brigadier Shami Raj were present.
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