IAF technical team inspects site for construction of ALG

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 15:18

Itanagar: A high level technical team from Indian Air Force (IAF) has inspected the site for construction of proposed Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) at Tawang district bordering China.

The IAF team inspected the site at Thrillam village under Lumla sub-division of the district on Friday along with local MLA Jambey Tashi, Deputy Commissioner Abhishek Dev and Brigadier J S Rajpurohit, Commander of the 190 Mountain Brigade, official sources informed on Saturday.

The team comprising Wing Commander P Joseph of Air Force Station Jorhat and Squadron Leader and R Shiva Prasad of Tezpur expressed their satisfaction with the proposed site for the ALG.
They would be submitting their preliminary inspection report to the Air Force authorities at the earliest for taking further necessary action, the sources informed.
Meanwhile, Tashi and Panchayat members of the area requested the state government to take up construction of the ALG as the site was found to be technically suitable.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 15:18
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