Army Commander visits 16 corps, review security situation

Jammu, Feb 25: A day after recovery of drone -dropped arms and ammunition from Jammu border, Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command visited Nagrota based 16 Corps to review the security situation along borders and hinterland.

Jammu based defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand said that the General officer was received by Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh, GOC, 16 Corps, who briefed him on the prevailing security situation and the operational preparedness of the Corps in Area of Responsibility.

This was the maiden visit of the Northern Army Commander to 16 Corps also known as White Knight Corps after taking over the command of Northern Command.

“The Army Commander expressed his satisfaction and confidence in White Knight Corps to successfully meet all challenges at any given time,” the spokesperson said.

The Army Commander interacted with senior officers of the Corps Headquarter and appreciated the ongoing efforts made by all personnel of the Corps towards ensuring security and stability in the region.

“He also lauded the efforts towards upliftment of the youth and the special efforts made towards empowerment of women under various projects of Op Sadbhavana,” the spokesman said.

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