Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran

This was her second visit to Rajasthan after she took charge of the defence ministry earlier this month, becoming the first full-time woman defence minister of the country.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran
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Jaisalmer: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday visited the field firing range in Khetolai area in Pokhran and met senior Army officers stationed there.

This was her second visit to Rajasthan after she took charge of the defence ministry earlier this month, becoming the first full-time woman defence minister of the country.

She reached Jaisalmer this morning in a special aircraft and then headed to the firing range, official sources said.

The Defence Minister took to Twitter to share a photo of her visit and captioned it saying, "Today with the warriors, somewhere in western Rajasthan. Very motivated teams in difficult desert heat.@DefenceMinIndia."

 

 

 

 

She has been visiting various military installations after taking charge.