Saturday, January 23, 2021

Defence Officials From Australia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nigeria Visit Jammu and Kashmir To Study Conflict Resolution

A high-level team of 14 delegates from Australia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nigeria and hosts India arrived in Jammu city of Jammu and Kashmir for week-long national security and strategic studies tour.

The foreign delegates include colonel Bret Paul Chaloner from the Australian army, colonel Sain Ahmed from the Nigerian army, colonel MyoHtut Win from Myanmar and captain MD Hassan TariqueMondal from the Bangladesh Navy.

The delegation also comprises 1998-batch Rajasthan cadre Indian police service officer PonugumatiRamjee, 1998-batch Indian revenue service officer Banita Devi Naorem, brigadier Satish Dahiya, air commodore S Dutta, brigadier V Parida, brigadier Sanjeev Kumar, brigadier Yogesh Chaudhary, brigadier B S Sakhon, commodore Subir Mukherjee, and brigadier Ajay Kumar. The team met the chief secretary, who briefed them about the overall situation in the state. They also met deputy commissioner Jammu.

On January 29, the team will visit Vaishno Devi shrine, where interaction is planned with representatives of the Shri Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, a source said.

“On January 30, the team would go to Srinagar where inspector general of police, Kashmir range, would brief them on the overall security scenario in the Valley. They may also meet some local leaders, and heads of NGOs,” a source said.

“For next two days thereafter, the high-powered team will visit Gulmarg and Sonamarg, where they will interact with tour guides, pony-owners’ associations, officials at primary health centers and representatives of local administration,” the source said.  “The team will return to New Delhi on February 2,” the source said.

More News at EurAsian Times

 

Featured

India, Saudi Arabia Ties ‘Under Duress’ After Riyadh Introduces A New Economic Measure?

Just when India’s coronavirus-battered economy started showing signs of recovery, Saudi Arabia's decision to cut crude oil production does not augur well for the...

​China’s Growing Global Stature As Weapons Producer Threatens Russia’s Export Revenues

China overtook Russia to become the world's No. 2 arms producer between 2015 and 2019, according to data released by the Stockholm International Peace...

Why Anti-Israel Rhetoric Keeps Resurfacing In Pakistan Despite Imran Khan Ruling Out Ties With Jewish State?

Pakistan is witnessing a wide-scale anti-Israel movement led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman of the Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (Fazl), a right-wing Islamist party, which opposes...

Why India’s Ruling Party BJP May Wash Its Hands Of Supreme Court-Monitored NRC Exercise

India’s biggest dilemma vis-à-vis the issue of illegal immigration from Bangladesh is that its all-weather ally Dhaka never acknowledges this as their problem. And...

India’s Arsenal Of Nuclear Weapons Growing; Rafale Jets Remain The Ideal Choice For Delivery – Analysis

Has India has slowly & steadily been building its inventory of nuclear weapons that could be delivered, in times of need, by the newly-acquired...