Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has assured that the ministry and the Indian Army are competent enough to safeguard the lives of the people from any external threat.
“I assure the people of India that Defence Ministry and our soldiers are completely prepared so citizens can live peacefully with their families,” she told media here.
The Defence Minister further said that the ministry is keeping a close eye on the ceasefire violation carried out by the Pakistan along the Line of Control ( LoC).
“I will not precisely talk about ceasefire violations at this time but I can assure that we and the Home Ministry are closely monitoring the ceasefire violations,” she added.
Reacting to a question on Doklam issue, Sitharaman said that India’s position on Doklam has already been established.
“The External Affairs Ministry has already given a statement regarding it so I would not like to add anything to it,” she added.