Army chief General Bipin Rawat arrived here on Wednesday to review the security situation in the Kashmir Valley.
The General was received by Lt General D. Anbu, the Northern Army Commander, and Chinar Corps Commander Lt General J.S. Sandhu.
"The Army chief addressed all officers at the Badami Bagh cantonment here and complimented them for providing excellent military leadership in the most challenging circumstances.
"He also commended all ranks for their relentless pursuit towards achieving the objective of bringing peace and normalcy to the Valley," Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.
"General Rawat was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander on the latest operations and updated on the overall security scenario along the Line of Control as well as in the hinterland."