Jammu: Expressing confidence that the Army
was prepared to meet all kinds of challenges, a top Army
general on Wednesday said that the troops would execute assigned
tasks in a manner "befitting the aspirations of the nation".
"The Army is prepared for all challenges, and troops
deployed here would execute the assigned tasks in a manner
befitting the aspiration of the nation," said General Officer
Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lt Gen SR Ghosh.
He was speaking at an interaction with the troops
of Tiger Division which looks after the strategic Jammu sector
along the Indo-Pak border.
Lt Gen Ghosh lauded the state for its "operational
preparedness" and expressed confidence that the troops
deployed in the state were prepared for "all challenges".
The Army commander, who arrived here yesterday, visited
the Tiger Division headquarters and was briefed by Maj Gen
Surinder Singh, GOC Tiger Division, on operational, training
and administrative matters.
He also visited forward areas and interacted with troops