Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (15 January) extended his best wishes to the Indian Army personnel, veterans and their families on the occasion of Army Day.
Acknowledging the bravery and professionalism displayed by the Indian Army, PM Modi said that words cannot do justice to their invaluable contribution towards national safety.
In a series of tweets, the PM Modi said, "Best wishes on the occasion of Army Day, especially to our courageous soldiers, respected veterans and their families. The Indian Army is known for its bravery and professionalism. Words cannot do justice to the invaluable contribution of the Indian Army towards national safety".
He also acknowledged the Indian Army's role in helping fellow citizens during humanitarian crisis.
PM Modi also highlighted the "stellar contribution" of the Indian Army in peacekeeping missions abroad.
"Indian Army personnel serve in hostile terrains and are at the forefront of helping fellow citizens during humanitarian crisis, including natural disasters. India is proud of the stellar contribution of the Army in Peacekeeping Missions overseas as well," he said.
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