New Delhi: Newly appointed Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj C Pande on Monday called on Defence Minister Mr Rajnath Singh in the South Block New Delhi. This was his first meeting with the Minister after taking charge as the Army Chief.
Earlier the Army Chief Manoj C Pande was yesterday presented ceremonial guard of honour at the South Block lawns in New Delhi.
Speaking to the media after the Guard of Honor, he said, that his foremost priority would be to ensure very high standards of operational preparedness to face current, contemporary and future security challenges across the entire spectrum of conflict.
The Army Chief further said that the global geopolitical situation is changing rapidly as a result of which there exist multiple challenges ahead. He stressed that the Army, in coordination and cooperation with the Indian Air Force and the Navy, will unitedly deal with any situation.
The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), General Manoj Pande called on @DefenceMinIndia Shri @rajnathsingh and RRM Shri @AjaybhattBJP4UK after assuming charge as Army Chief. pic.twitter.com/sGL3cNsqkQ
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The Army chief said he would focus on the ongoing reforms, restructuring and transformation of the Army to enhance its operational and functional efficiency besides giving importance to achieving self-reliance in defence.
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