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Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, general officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command was on a two-day visit to Mizoram on Wednesday and Thursday.

During the visit, the Army commander held meetings with P S Governor Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan and state chief minister Zoramthanga.

This was stated in a defence press release.

He apprised them of the security related issues and assured them of all possible assistance by the armed forces to the State Government.

The Army commander accompanied by senior military officers also visited forward posts along the Indo-Myanmar border and interacted with troops deployed there.

The Army commander commended them for their professionalism and dedication to duty and exhorted them to continue the good work and live up to the motto of ‘Friends of the Northeast’.

He commended the troops of Assam Rifles for their dedication to duty and praised their role in ensuring peace and tranquility in the region, the release added.

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