Sunday, June 15, 2014

Defence Minister Visits Forward Areas In Uri Sector Of J&K

Raksha Mantri Shri Arun Jaitley, who on his two day visit to valley from 14 to 15 Jun 14, visited the forward post on the Line of Control in Uri sector of North Kashmir today. He was accompanied by General Bikram Singh, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen DS Hooda, Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, Chinar Corps Commander and other senior officials of Army and Ministry of Defence (MoD).

 Raksha Mantri was briefed about the trends in infiltration of the terrorists and the Counter Infiltration grid established by Army along the Line of Control. He also interacted with the troops deployed on the Line of Control.

Back in Srinagar, Shri Arun Jaitley attended the Special Security Review meeting held at Sher-e- Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), attended by the Chief Minister, the Chief of Army Staff, the Northern Army Commander, the Chinar Corps Commander and other official of state and civil administration. Security related issues were discussed during the meeting. Later in the day, he left for Delhi.

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