Srinagar: Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman visited the forward locations of Leh, Ladakh and Siachen on Saturday.
She was accompanied by army chief, Northern Command commander and corps commander of the Ladakh Corps. A statement issued by the defence spokesman said that the minister interacted with the soldiers in the remote areas of Siachen Glacier and conveyed her best wishes on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra.
She also inaugurated a bridge on river Shyok on the road between Durbuk and Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) which was constructed by the BRO. During her visit to Leh she interacted with the troops of Indian Air Force at Air Force Station Leh.