Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday interacted with IPS probationers of 2018 and 2019 batch at Itanagar.

Arunachal Pradesh home minister Bamang Felix, advisor to home Nyamar Karbak, state director general of police (DGP) RP Upadhyaya and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Pema Khandu said service for the country is paramount.

Khandu lauded the young officers for joining the prestigious police service.

The chief minister extended his wishes to the IPS probationers for completion of their training and advised them to discharge their duty with full sincerity.

Saying that IPS is a highly-respected post, Khandu urged them to always maintain the post with dignity and respect.

Stressing on the physical fitness of police officers, the Arunachal Pradesh chief minister said during his visits to the districts, he participates in the morning jogging with the local police officers to test their fitness level.

He said uniformed personnel must stand out from the crowd with their highly disciplined character and being physically fit.

The Arunachal Pradesh chief minister also spoke on the cultural and natural diversity of the state.

DAMIEN LEPCHA

Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at: lepcharaul@gmail.com