ARMY CHIEF VISITS LADAKH
New Delhi :Shravana 24,1934
Friday , Aug 17, 2012
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh arrived at Leh on a three day visit to Ladakh. This is his first visit to the region after taking over as Army Chief on 31 May 12. He was received at Leh airfield by Army Cdr, Lt Gen KT Parnaik, Northern Command and Corps Cdr Lt Gen Rajan Bakshi,14 Corps.
The Chief had a detailed interaction with the Army Commander and the Corps Commander and was briefed on prevailing security environment, infrastructure development projects and various initiatives undertaken by the Army in Ladakh Region. The Chief expressed his satisfaction over the operational preparedness of the formation.
The Army Chief will visit forward deployment areas in Siachen Glacier and Eastern Ladakh during next two days of his stay.