Srinagar, Feb 18 – The 24-member foreign delegation to Jammu and Kashmir on their second day of their visit were briefed by the police about the various programmes undertaken by them in the Union Territory, as reported by ANI.
“Community engagements, counter-radicalisation, the police initiatives in sports, employment oppurtunities, counselling and community bond schemes for potential terrorist recruits,” Senior Superintendent of Police Anantnag Sandeep Chaudhary.
The Superintendent of Police East Srinagar, Sheema Nabi, also spoke to the delegation about the challenges and efforts taken by the police to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. She said that the police reached out to the locals and addressed their issues. “Human touch and outreach helped the JKP to deal with unprecendented challanges,” she added.
Jammu and Kashmir: The foreign envoys' delegation that is visiting the union territory, briefed by Indian Army and J&K Police in Srinagar. pic.twitter.com/FQYZKnipqA
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The briefing also looked at the Army’s actions in countering infiltration and incidents of terror, and the speaker also brought up Pakistan and its role. According to ANI sources, the envoys were informed about the 72 extremists who surrendered in 2020, infiltration from the Line of Control, and the Pakistan Army allegedly harbouring terrorists.
The briefing also included information about the reduction in stone pelting and the District Development Council elections, and glimpses into tourism and culture in Jammu and Kashmir.
The diplomats are scheduled to meet civilians and governement officials later today.
(Medha Nidhi S)
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