Srinagar: Army chief, who is on a two-day visit to Kashmir to review the prevailing situation in the Valley, highlighted that it was a new era of development peace and prosperity in Kashmir.
General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), was accompanied by the Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen YK Joshi, and Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen BS Raju, visited the formations and units in the hinterland today.
“While interacting with army men, the COAS highlighted that it was the dawn of a new era of development, peace and prosperity in Kashmir and applauded them for their high level of morale and motivation,” read the press release issued here.
The spokesman said that the COAS further reinforced the need to be prepared to meet emerging security challenges effectively at all times.
“General Naravane extolled the close coordination among all government agencies towards maintaining vigil and peace in the valley and reaching out to the people wholeheartedly to combat the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic together,” noted the communique.
According to the spokesperson, the COAS visited 92 Base Hospital, where he appreciated the excellent work and vital critical care being provided by the doctors and support staff of 92 Base Hospital. He commended them for being the lifeline of the Valley.
“He was then briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander at Badami Bagh Cantonment on the overall situation pertaining to the Line of Control and the hinterland. He also met members of the civil society later in the evening,” the spokesperson stated.