Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, 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. Smt Sitharaman, who arrived at Dimapur (Nagaland) on Tuesday, continued her visit to Spear Corps Zone on 30 may.
At the forward posts, she 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. According to a press release , having made a comprehensive assessment of the situation, Smt 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 Defencev Minister 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.