Lieutenant General Surinder Singh, Western Army Commander, visited border areas in Jammu, Samba and Kathua Region on today. During the visit, the General Officer took stock of the security apparatus in the sensitive areas and complimented all in successfully maintaining a high state of vigil. The Army Commander reviewed the deployment in the entire region and appreciated efforts being made by all the security agencies to enhance the levels of preparedness. He emphasized on the need for ensuring high degree of alertness and operational preparedness. He also stressed upon the need tocoordinate the intelligence network of all agencies in the region so that prompt actions can be undertaken to defeat the nefarious designs of adversary.