Army chief visits forward areas in Jammu, reviews situation


Jammu: Chief of Army Staff, General M M Naravane on Wednesday visited forward areas  in Akhnoor, Naushera and Rajouri and reviewed the security situation there.

The Army chief interacted with troops deployed in the forward areas and appreciated the sustained efforts of all Ranks of the White Knight Corps towards maintaining the sanctity of the Line of Control as well as wholeheartedly assisting the civil administration, veterans and civil population specially in border areas to combat the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Later in the day, the General Naravane visited the Military Hospital at Jammu and reviewed the medical preparedness for COVID -19. He appreciated the vital critical care being provided by the doctors and health care workers and awarded them appropriately.

The COAS had arrived at the White Knight headquarters here on Wednesday for a two day visit of Jammu and Kashmir.

On arrival, General  Naravane accompanied by Lt Gen Y K Joshi, Northern Army Commander, was briefed by Lt Gen Suchendra Kumar, General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps regarding the prevailing security situation, Operational preparedness, COVID-19 Management and the assistance provided to the Veterans and the people of the region in our fight against the Pandemic.