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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
30 MAY 2018 8:42PM by PIB Delhi
Visit of Raksha Mantri to Forward Areas of Spear Corps Zone

Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, who arrived at Dimapur, Nagaland on 29 May 2018, continued her visit to Spear Corps Zone today. The Raksha Mantri undertook a visit of forward posts of the Assam Rifles along the Indo-Myanmar Border and was accompanied by General Officer Commanding Spear Corps Lt Gen Gopal R.

 At the forward posts, the Raksha Mantri witnessed first-hand the prevalent conditions and ongoing operations of units deployed for border guarding operations in the area. Here she was briefed by commanders operating on the ground. Having made a comprehensive assessment of the situation, Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman expressed immense satisfaction on the high standards of professionalism and dedication displayed by units and formations of Spear Corps responsible for operations along the Indo-Myanmar Border.

During her visit to the forward areas, the Raksha Mantri also interacted with local State Government functionaries and representatives of other security agencies. She also met local community leaders of the area and appreciated their cooperation in maintaining security in the area.

Notwithstanding weather disruptions, the Raksha Mantri having accomplished objectives of the visit, departed for Delhi later in the day.

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