Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Siachen Glacier Tomorrow

New Delhi: Newly appointed Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s will be visiting the Siachen Glacier tomorrow- his first visit outside the national capital- to review the security situation along the borders with Pakistan.

During the visit, the Defence Minister would be accompanied by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and other senior officials from the Defence Ministry, government sources told ANI.

At the glacier, Rajnath Singh would be briefed about the operations being conducted by the Army, along with the support of air effort by the Indian Air Force.

The Defence Minister is also expected to visit the nearby areas of the Siachen Glacier.

Soon after taking over yesterday, Rajnath Singh asked the officers-in-charge of different departments to prepare a detailed presentation for him on the ongoing projects and programmes and brief him on them soon.

On Saturday, he was briefed about the different projects and works being undertaken by the Ministry and services by Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra and the three services chiefs.

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