Leh, Aug 17: Governor N.N. Vohra visited 14 Corps Hqrs, Leh, where he was briefed by Lt Gen PJS Pannu, Corps Commander.
Lt Gen Pannu briefed Governor about the overall situation along the LoC and LaC which fall within the Area of Responsibility of this Corps.
The Army officer also briefed him about certain other important matters relating to the Ladakh region, particularly including issues relating to connectivity and the difficulties being faced by the shepherds and grazers.
Meanwhile Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat will pay a three-day visit to Ladakh beginning Sunday during which he will take stock of the security preparedness along the border with China besides discussing key operational matters with top commanders, official sources said today.
The Army Chief’s visit to Ladakh comes days after Indian border guards foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of Pangong lake in Ladakh.
The Chief of Army Staff will pay a three-day visit to Ladakh from Sunday during which he will review the security situation and present ceremonial colours to one of the units, the sources said. (Agencies)