Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visits LoC, asks soldiers to remain vigilant

Jammu, Aug 16: Northern Command Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Thursday visited the Line of Control and asked soldiers to remain vigilant. Lt Gen Singh accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh visited forward areas of Rajouri Sector and reviewed the operational preparedness and the prevailing security situation. The Army Commander was briefed by the commanders on ground about the current operational and prevailing security situation and the preparedness of the formations in dealing with the same. He also interacted with the soldiers and complimented them for their dedication to duty and high standard of professionalism. He was appreciative of the measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the units and formations in their area of responsibility. “The need to be prepared for effectively meeting emerging security challenges was also reinforced,” the Army Commander said and exhorted all ranks on the need to remain vigilant to counter the nefarious designs of the inimical and anti- national elements. The Army Commander was also updated by the White Knight Corps Commander on current security situation and operations conducted in the recent past.