Antony to review security situation in J-K

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Srinagar, Oct 27: Defence Minister A K Antony will review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir today. Antony on Friday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was improving compared to the past, and expressed the hope that it would improve further in the coming days.

"The situation is improving. Look at the past, compared to the past, the situation is much better. I am sure that things will improve further. As the situation improves we will take all possible measures to improve the atmosphere there and we will try to find a solution to many of their genuine difficulties," he said.

During a day's visit to the valley, he will also hold meetings with senior Army and the State Government Officials.

The Minister will also inaugurate the silver jubilee celebrations of Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports (JIMWS) in Pahalgam. He is also scheduled to attend the executive council and general body meeting of the institute.

Set up in October 1983, the JIMWS imparts theoretical and practical training in mountaineering and rock climbing techniques. It also encourages and imparts training in winter sports.


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