Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is the chairman of the chiefs of staff committee visited Moreh, the border town of Manipur on the second day of his four day visit to the Spear Corps Zone on Monday.
Reports from Moreh town said that the Navy chief arrived at the helipad of the 11 Assam Rifles and interacted with the senior officers of the force which is guarding the frontier.
On his arrival at the border town, Admiral Sunil was briefed by Inspector General Assam Rifles (South).
Earlier on Sunday, Chief of Naval Staff accompanied by the GOC Spear Corps and IGAR (South) visited the Indian National Army memorial at Moirang in Manipour’s Bishnupur district.
He also inspected the INA museum apart from laying wreath to the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Moirang during the visit.
During the course of his visit extending up to May 16, Admiral Lanba will visit the north-eastern states of Mizoram and Tripura, according to a press release issued by PRO Assam Rifles (South).
In his capacity as the chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Lanba will undertake an assessment of the security situation in the north-eastern states.
He will be briefed at the Headquarters of the Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) in Manipur as well as at the Headquarters of the Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) in South Assam, besides interacting with heads of other security agencies operating in north-eastern states.
“During his visit, Admiral Lanba is also scheduled to meet the Governors of Mizoram and Tripura, the release stated.