At a time when the nation is going through may challenges in corona virus pandemic, its neighbouring countries Pakistan and China are creating disputes at around seven thousand kms of the shared borders as part of a mission, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.
The Defense Minister was inaugurating 44 bridges made by BRO across seven states and UTs in an event through video conferencing. “First Pakistan and now China, it appears disputes are being created by them as part of a mission. We share around seven thousand kilometers of border with these countries.”
He further underlined the importance of such construction activities. He added “Our armed forces personnel are deployed in large numbers in areas where transport is not available throughout the year.”