General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff visited Ladakh region after assuming the reins of Indian Army.
The Army Chief was briefed on the security situation along the borders with special focus on Eastern Ladakh. The high level of operational readiness being maintained by the forces while maintaining a high tempo of capability development was highlighted.
Chief of Army Staff met RK Mathur, Lieutenant Governer of Union Territory of Ladakh along with Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command and Lieutenant General A Sengupta, General Officer Commanding, Fire and Fury Corps.
A detailed discussion on issues related to Civil-Military cooperation and the role of Indian Army in developmental activities in the Union Territory of Ladakh also held.
During his visit, General Manoj Pande, visited forward areas in Eastern Ladakh and interacted with troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control in the most difficult and inhospitable terrain in the world.