Indian Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman begins 2-day JK Visit

Kashmir: Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday began her 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the preparedness of the Indian Armed soldiers on borders and security in the hinterland.

The two-day visit would be her first since she assumed office as the Defence Minister of India.

According to a report in the Hindu, a newspaper based in India, “sources in the ministry said Ms. Sitharaman will visit forward posts on the line of control (LoC) in the Valley, the line of actual control (LAC) between India and China in the Ladakh region and the Siachen Glacier — world’s highest battle field at an altitude 5,400 metres during the visit.”

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