MPs Panel Satisfied Over Kashmir Situation: Army

Srinagar: The Parliamentary Committee of External Affairs on Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the improved security situation in Kashmir and asserted that there was a need for greater efforts to counter false propaganda of the adversaries and share the ground truth at all forums, army said Wednesday.

The 11-member MPs panel led by PP Chaudhary, Chairman, Parliamentary Committee of External Affairs, visited Chinar Corps on Wednesday where they were briefed on the situation on the Line of Control (LoC) and in the hinterland, Srinagar based defence spokesperson, Col Emron Musavi said.

The visiting MPs, he said, were also briefed on the steps being taken to break the “cycle of violence” and bring peace and stability in Kashmir.

“Chinar Corps efforts towards Citizen-Army connect were also highlighted. The MEA representative also briefed the members on counter terrorism efforts of the MEA. The Committee members were later shown modern equipment currently being effectively used by the IA,” he added.

The defence spokesperson further said that the Panel members appreciated the efforts of the security forces and expressed satisfaction at the improved security situation in Kashmir.

 “The Committee members expressed that there is a need for greater efforts at MHA, MEA and MoD level, to counter false propaganda of the adversaries and share the ground truth at all forums,” he added.

The MPs were received by Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps.

Musavi said that panel chairman PP Chaudhary laid a wreath, while the other members offered floral tributes at the Chinar War Memorial and paid rich tributes to the fallen heroes, who have made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.

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