Indian Army Chief Gen VK Singh visiting Ladakh tomorrow
Udhampur, April 19 (Scoop News)-The Chief of Army Staff, Gen VK Singh PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC will be arriving at Leh on the first leg of a three day visit to Northern Command from 20 Apr to 22 Apr 2010.
According to defence spokesperson Col DK Kachari, the Army Chief will be received by Lt Gen BS Jaswal, PVSM, AVSM VSM, GOC-in-C Northern Command. This is the maiden visit of the COAS to Northern Command after taking over as the Army Chief on April 01 this year..
Gen VK Singh is well versed with the Northern Command and the entire conduct of counter infiltration/counter terrorism operations. He commanded his unit (2 RAJPUT) on the LC. Thereafter, he distinguished himself in command of Counter Insurgency Force Victor in the Valley, and was the Chief of Staff of the prestigious 15 Corps. During his tenures in the Valley, he left an indelible impact on the modus operandi of operations and the overall security situation,said Col DK Kachari in a statement.
The COAS is scheduled to be briefed at Leh and
A scheduled meeting with NN Vohra, the Governor of J&K and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has also been organised at
The chief will be accompanied by his wife Mrs Bharti Singh, President, Family Welfare Organisation (FWO).She will be interacting with the staff involved in various initiatives and endeavours aimed at welfare activities. She will also meet the wives of all ranks at various locations. www.scoopnews.in
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