Srinagar, June 3: The Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat today visited Line of Control formations and Units in north Kashmir where he was briefed on all aspects of operational and logistical preparedness, a defence spokesman in a statement issued here said.
The Chief was appreciative of the measures put in place to meet any challenge posed by elements inimical to national security and complimented the troops for the recent successful counter infiltration operations that had delivered a major blow to the adversary, the statement said.
Exhorting all soldiers deployed in the Valley to continue utmost vigil and operational focus, the Army Chief reassured them of the entire nation’s pride and support for their endeavours, the statement said.
He said that it was a privilege for every soldier to be entrusted with the safety, security and integrity of his country and that we must always be prepared to live up to that trust and confidence, the statement said.