New Delhi. 09 March 2019. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat visited Western Command Headquarters and reviewed the operational preparedness along our western borders. During his visit, the Western Army Commander, Lieutenant General Surender Singh briefed and updated the Army Chief on the current operational situation, prevailing security environment and preparedness of the formations, specially in Amritsar and Samba Sectors.

The COAS interacted with officers of the Command Headquarters and complimented them for maintaining highest standards of training, operational readiness and exemplary synergy with the Indian Air Force. 

The Army Chief directed the formations to ensure continued state of vigilance and alertness and be prepared to decisively deal with emerging challenges that may develop.