Northern Army commander visits forward posts in Siachen sector

JAMMU: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Sunday visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield in Ladakh, a defence spokesperson said.

Accompanied by General Officer Commanding of Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps Lt Gen Harinder Singh, the army commander complimented the troops deployed in the sector for their dedication and perseverance, the official said.

“The nation is proud of the valour and sacrifices of the ‘Siachen Warriors’,” the northern commander told the troops and exhorted them to continue to uphold the high standards of professionalism and commitment, even while deployed in the face of extreme challenges posed by the highest battlefield. (AGENCIES)