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Defence Minister Jaitley on his two day visitin Kashmir Valley

Shrinagar : Defence Minister Arun Jaitely, arrived at Srinagar on his two day maiden visit to Valley accompanied by Gen Bikram Singh, Chief of the Army Staff. On arrival, the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri was received by Lt Gen DS Hooda, Northern Army Commander and Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, Chinar Corps Commander. The Defence Minister visited Headquarters of Chinar Corps wherein he was given a comprehensive briefing on the overall security situation in the Valley including the Counter Infiltration grid along the Line of Control and Counter Terrorism grid in the hinterland. Later in the day, Shri Omar Abdullah, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of J&K called on the Defence Minister at Nehru Guest House. Subsequently, the Defence Minister called on His Excellency, Shri N N Vohra, Hon’ble Governor of J&K. On 15 Jun 2014, Defence Minister is scheduled to visit the forward areas along the Line of Control where he will be interacting with commanders and troops. He is also scheduled to attend special 'Security Review Meeting' at Srinagar.
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