Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived here today on a two-day official visit to Army formations of Northern Command.
Accompanied by Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, Parrikar was received by Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D.S. Hooda at Thoise Airfield.
The Defence Minister also visited Srinagar, where he was briefed by Lt Gen Subrata Saha, the General Officer Commanding of 15 Corps, on the measures that are being taken by the army to prevent infiltration in the area.
Parrikar also met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra in Srinagar.
He would be visiting the Nagrota based White Knight Corps tomorrow.