Governor arrives in Valley

Governor arrives in Valley
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Dineshwar, Northern Army Commander calls on Malik at Raj Bhawan

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday after holding multiple meetings in New Delhi with President and Prime Minister a day ago.
In Srinagar Raj Bhawan, government of India’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma for dialogue in J&K called on Malik to discuss about the situation in the Valley.
An official handout said, Sharma extended his greetings on his assignment as gubernatorial head in Jammu and Kashmir.
Sharma apprised governor about his gathered opinion in course of meeting a varied cross section of society after his appointment as Kashmir interlocutor.
“Governor and Sharma discussed a range of issues relating to the internal security situation, developmental scenario and initiatives required for protecting and promoting the educational and career interests of youth,” it said.
The former Intelligence Bureau Chief was appointed last year as a special representative to carry forward a dialogue with people in Jammu and Kashmir. Since then he was held multiple rounds of talks with people across the state.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson said Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command accompanied by Lt. Gen. A.K. Bhatt, GoC 15 Corps also met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan and extended greetings to Malik on his appointment as Governor.
Lt. Gen. Singh who has undertaken extensive tour to review operational preparedness of troops along the LoC and hinterland, shared his views with the Governor.
Malik and the Army Commander also reviewed the situation along the IB and LAC. Governor stressed that all security forces must act with complete co-ordination and synergy to achieve effective security on the ground.