J&K: Army, police hold joint security review meeting in Poonch


Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): The top brass of the Army and the police on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

“A high-level Joint Security Review Meeting was conducted today in Poonch, co-chaired by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 16 Corps and the Director General of Police (DGP). The meeting was attended by the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu, ADGP (Law and Order), and various Formation Commanders,” as per a press release.

During the meeting, comprehensive discussions were held to synergize ongoing operations and review preparations in anticipation of forthcoming events. The focus was on enhancing coordination and ensuring robust security measures across the region.

“The GOC 16 Corps and the DGP emphasised the importance of maintaining a high level of vigilance and preparedness to effectively address any potential security challenges. The ADGPs and Formation Commanders provided valuable insights and updates on the current security situation and outlined strategic measures to bolster security protocols,” the release said.

The Joint Security Review Meeting underscored the commitment of the security forces to maintaining peace and stability in the region, ensuring the safety and security of all citizens. The leaders reiterated their resolve to work in unison and adapt to evolving security dynamics.

“The meeting concluded with a reaffirmation of the collective commitment to safeguard the region and a pledge to continue collaborative efforts for enhanced security,” the release stated. The 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir were conducted in five phases, from April 19 to May 20. The counting of votes is scheduled for June 4.

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