Defence Minister visits China border to review operational preparedness


Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the forward bases of the Indian Army and the Air Force along the China border to review the operational preparedness there.

“Nirmala Sitharaman visited forward areas along India-China border in Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh today along with Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen M M Naravane, GOC Spear Corps,” Defence Ministry officials said.

During the visit, the Defence Minister was briefed by the top commanders of the Army’s 3 Corps and 4 Corps on the force’s preparedness on the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the officials said.

The Minister also interacted with the troops and distributed sweets among them. In Arunachal, the Defence Minister also inaugurated the Diffo (Chipu) Bridge at Roing. Read More

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