Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retired) BD Mishra visited Kibitho, one of the remote security posts in the international boundary with China on Tuesday.
Accompanied by the First Lady of the State, Governor Misra met the local communities, including Gaon Burhas, Panchayat members, villagers and government officials and security personnel from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the Army.
Addressing a Sainik Sabha, the Arunachal Governor complimented the personnel of armed forces for the noble works they have been rendering for the welfare of the local people in addition to their prime duty of securing the border.
Stating that the nation needs soldiers, particularly sons of the soil, for the defence of the nation, the Governor emphasized on recruitment of local youth. He asked the officers and personnel of armed forces to shoulder responsibility to motivate local youth to join Indian Army.
The Governor advised the officers to train and coach the selected local youth for future recruitment rallies.
The Arunachal Governor said, “If we focus attention to our youth and harness and utilize their potential, we will be able to immensely contribute towards the prosperity of the nation.”
The Governor also appreciated the local people for the emotional, mental and brotherly support to the personnel of armed forces in performing their duty.