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New Delhi : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 30, 2017, visited the forward locations of Leh, Ladakh and Siachen and reviewed the security situation in the area. During her visit, she was accompanied by the Chief of the Army Staff, Army Commander, Northern Command, and Corps Commander of the Ladakh Corps.

The Defence Minister interacted with the soldiers in the remote areas of Siachen Glacier and conveyed her best wishes on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra. She also inaugurated a bridge on river Shyok on the road between Durbuk and Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) which was constructed by the BRO. During her visit to Leh, she interacted with the troops of Indian Air Force at Air Force Station Leh, according to a PIB release.

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