Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting with Chief Ministers of five states to review issues pertaining to Indo-China Border security. The Home Minister will leave on a three-day visit to Sikkim on Friday for the meeting, which will see the presence of CMs of J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
According to a press release, the objective of the meeting is to “strengthen the coordination of the Ministry of Home Ministry with the five states to improve the Indo-China Border security.”
Singh is expected to discuss about the border infrastructure programmes , border area development programme and coordination issues between the states and the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) among others.
Apart from the meeting, the Home Minister’s itinerary includes a visit to Nathula Pass and ITBP border post, where he is expected to meet with the jawans. Further, he is also expected to interact with jawans at a Sainik Sammelan at Geyzing, the Sashastra Seema Bal’s bns headquarters.