Defence Minister Visits Forward Areas of Spear Corps Zone

Indian Army

DIMAPUR, Nagaland. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who arrived at Dimapur, Nagaland on May 29, continued her visit to Spear Corps Zone on May 30.

The Defence Minister 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 Defence Minister 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, Defence Minister 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, Ms Sitharaman 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 Defence Minister having accomplished objectives of the visit, departed for Delhi later in the day.