PM, Prez praises Armed forces on Army Day


New Delhi:Prime Minister on Wednesday praised the Indian Army for displaying indomitable courage in the counter terrorism operations along the Line of Control on the occasion of Army Day. He also said that the country is very proud of their determination and dedication calling the army as the guarantor of peace and harmony.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also spoke words of Praise for the Army. The President in his speech hoped that the Army would continue to meet the challenges with confidence and address them with distinction. Defence Minister recalled the brave soldiers who have laid down their lives for the country.

Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag emphasized on improving combat skills keeping updated with the advancement in technology and must adapt to handle dynamic situations.

The three service chiefs, Chief of Army Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Chief of Naval staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan paid tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti this morning. Remembering the martyrs they laid wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti and signed the record book.