Defence Minister inaugurates Pratham-Shyok Bridge in Leh


Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Pratham-Shyok Bridge that will link Leh to Karakoram, providing connectivity on the strategically important Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Olde axis for military transport.

The state-of-the-art bridge is a major development on the Shyok Gong River which will enhance travel of locals as well as the Army in this strategic region. It will increase travel and communication for strategic transport.