Saturday, August 18, 2012

Second Day Of Visit of Army Chief To Eastern Ladakh & Siachen Base Camp

DSC08488 by Chindits
DSC08488, a photo by Chindits on Flickr.
Gen Bikram Singh, Chief of the Army Staff visited Siachen Base Camp and forward posts in Eastern Ladakh during second day of his visit to Ladakh.During his visit he was briefed by the formation commanders. He also flew over the line of actual control and laid wreath at the Siachen War Memorial. Siachen Glacier on the Eastern Karakoram Range is known as ‘world’s highest battle field’ where the soldiers have to constantly combat hostile terrain and weather conditions. During interaction with troops, the Chief complimented them for their dedication and steadfastness while guarding the borders in such hazardous conditions. He also reviewed the logistical support structure available to the soldiers and assured quality support to the troops.

Gen Singh emphasised the core values of the Indian Army and stressed upon the Commanding Officers to create a congenial climate in their units to enable collective growth of the organization.

He also visited Gurudwara Pathar Sahab in the evening before concluding his program for the day.

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