Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and DG ITBP, Krishna Chaudhary flagged in the first Mt Dhaulagiri 1 International Mountaineering Expedition-2017 today.
Appreciating the contribution and achievements of ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) in mountaineering, Mr Mehrishi conveyed his congratulations to the leader and team members of the expedition.
He said that the ITBP is a unique mountain trained Force and the working conditions in the Himalayas test mountaineering skills of the Force personnel.
He hoped that the Force will continue to excel in mountaineering and contribute to bring more laurels for the country in future as well.
Mt. Dhaulagiri 1 is the 7th highest peak of the world situated in Nepal. ITBP has been primarily deployed on high altitude Indo-China border on Border Out Posts.