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Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane said that the expenditure on armed forces is an investment on which one gets full returns. He also said that the expenditure on armed forces should not be seen as a burden on the economy. General Naravane's comments have come at a time when Russia and Ukraine are engaged in a war.
Today at the Parade Ground, MM Naravane spoke about the challenges the Army faced last year, India-China talks, Pakistan among others. He said, in LOC, the situation is better than last year but Pakistan is still harbouring terrorists near the border. Nearly 300-400 terrorists are waiting to intrude in India.
Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Saturday did not rule out the possibility of Afghan-origin foreign terrorists attempting to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir once the situation stabilises in Afghanistan as he cited similar instances when the Taliban was in power in Kabul over two decades ago.
Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Thursday arrived in Assam's Tezpur as he is on a two-day visit to the eastern sector. He will review the security situation and operational preparedness in the forward areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh. At the Gajraj Corps HQ in Tezpur, Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command briefed the COAS.