February 2018 News

Defence Minister Visits DBO Sector & Chushul Along Indo-China Border

4 February 2018
Scoop News

Leh: Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri), Ms Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at Thoise on Saturday. She was briefed on the operational preparedness of the forward Areas, following which she visited the highest post in Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector and Chushul along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh and interacted with the troops,defence spokesperson said. He said that this was the first ever visit of Defence Minister to DBO sector and to one of the highest posts in Eastern Ladakh. She was flown in an Army Aviation ALH helicopter. Lt Gen D Anbu, Army Commander Northern Command and Corps Commander of the Ladakh Corps accompanied her during the visit. While interacting with the troops the Defence Minister complimented them for their steadfastness and dedication despite the harsh climate and terrain. Her visit has further boosted the morale of the troops deployed at these extremely difficult snow covered locations in Ladakh.