Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, on arrival at Dimapur, Nagaland on May 29, 2018, visited Spear Corps Zone. The Raksha Mantri undertook a visit of forward posts of the Assam Rifles along the Indo-Myanmar Border accompanied by General Officer Commanding Spear Corps Lt Gen Gopal R.
At the forward posts, the Raksha Mantri witnessed first-hand the prevalent conditions and ongoing operations of units deployed for border guarding operations in the area. Here she was briefed by Commanders operating on the ground. Having made a comprehensive assessment of the situation, Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman expressed immense satisfaction on the high standards of professionalism and dedication displayed by units and formations of Spear Corps responsible for operations along the Indo-Myanmar Border.
During her visit to the forward areas, the Raksha Mantri also interacted with local State Government functionaries and representatives of other security agencies. She also met local community leaders of the area and appreciated their cooperation in maintaining security in the area.