The Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visited Akhnoor Sector in J&K on July 14, 2018. He was briefed by Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, GOC White Knight Corps, Maj Gen MK Mago, GOC Crossed Swords Division & other Formation Commanders on the operational preparedness, prevailing security situation and actions being undertaken to ensure a robust and effective counter infiltration grid.
The COAS also reviewed the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted and being followed by the units and formations. He commended the field commanders for ably confronting the challenges posed by the inimical elements and complemented them for their professionalism and selfless commitment. He exhorted all ranks to continue to work with same zeal, enthusiasm and dedication to overcome the challenges.