Thursday, November 29, 2007

ANTONY TO GO ON A TWO-DAY VISIT TO SIKKIM ON SATURDAY

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony will go on a two-day visit to Sikkim beginning Saturday. He will be accompanied by the Army Chief Gen Deepak Kapoor and other Senior Officials of the Ministry of Defence. During his stay, Shri Antony will be visiting forward areas in the State including Nathu La. He will be briefed by the Army Commanders. The Defence Minister will also interact with the troops and review the security situation besides meeting State Government Officials. This is going to be the first visit of the Defence Minister to the State after he took charge of the Ministry in October last year.