Udhampur,April 11, (Scoop News)_The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Gen Bikram Singh, arrived on a two days official visit to Headquarter Northern Command (NC) on Friday, a defence official said.
The Army Commander (NC), the official said, briefed the COAS on the overall security situation in the Command theatre and relief operations undertaken by the Indian Army for the people during recent onslaught of snow in the remote areas of the valley.
He said the visit of the Army Chief is in the backdrop of several successful counter terrorist operations conducted in the Command theatre in the past few months. Army chief also interacted with other senior commanders and discussed issues pertaining to welfare of troops and veterans (ex servicemen), the official added.
Gen Bikram Singh commended all ranks for the recent operational successes and the high state of operational preparedness. He also complimented the officers and men of Dhruva Command for extending humanitarian assistance to the people.
He will leave for Delhi on Saturday afternoon.
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