Srinagar June 3: Chief if Army Staff (COAS), General MM Naravane on Thursday reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control.
A defence spokesperson said that on his 2nd day of his visit to the valley, General Naravane accompanied by Lt Gen YK Joshi, the Northern Army Commander and Lt Gen DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander visited the formations and units, wherein the local Commanders briefed the COAS on the existing security situation and the measures instituted to foil infiltration by militants from across the border.
The COAS interacted with the troops and complimented them for their high morale and the high state of operational preparedness, the spokesperson said.
While appreciating the current state of peace prevailing along the Line of Control, the COAS cautioned all commanders and troops to not let their guard down and to remain prepared to meet any emerging security challenges effectively.
The Army Chief also complimented all government agencies for their close coordination in maintaining peace in the region and reaching out to the people wholeheartedly to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.