Srinagar: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday reviewed the security in Jammu and Kashmir and applauded troops for “their readiness to any misadventure by the enemy”.
“The aggressive domination & readiness of troops for befitting response to any misadventure by the enemy is very satisfying,” he tweeted after holding a meeting and reviewing the security situation.
Earlier in the day, Jaitley had a meeting with senior commanders and troops at a forward post along the Line of Control (LoC) and reviewed the security situation.
Jaitley is presently in Srinagar for the 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet.
He was briefed on the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir at Badami Bagh Cantonment.
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff and other senior Army officers were present in the review meeting as well.
Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary (Designate) was also in attendance.
The Defence Minister was apprised of the various measures to strengthen the robust counter infiltration grid along the Line of Control.
He was also briefed on the close coordination amongst all the government agencies towards bringing back normalcy in the region.