Defence Finance Secretary visits Army locations in Ladakh

Defence Finance Secretary visits Army locations in Ladakh

Srinagar: To get the first hand information about the difficult conditions of troops working in the Ladakh region, Secretary, Defence Finance in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Gargi Kaul visited various locations in the region, a defence ministry spokesman said here this evening.

He said as part of the outreach initiative of the MoD, Ms Kaul visited various locations of Fire & Fury Corps in the Ladakh Sector, to gain first-hand knowledge of the difficult conditions in which troops are deployed while defending the nation’s borders.

Besides interacting with Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps and understanding the myriad terrain, weather and health challenges faced by troops, she also visited various forward locations in the sector including Siachen.

During her interactions with troops deployed at these locations, she conveyed the appreciation of the nation for their commitment and perseverance and also assured them of all the support from the MoD in execution of their duties.


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