DefenceMinister Rajnath Singh on Friday inaugurated the Sisseri Bridge built by theBorder Road Organisation (BRO) located on Pasighat-Bomjir Highway in ArunachalPradesh.
The200-metre bridge on the Sisseri River connecting Pasighat and Roing in thenortheastern state would reduce travel time between both places by nearly fivehours.
Singhsaid that both the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) havereduced tension on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) "despite perceptionaldifferences".
Theminister, who is on a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, made the remark aftervisiting an Indian Army forward post at Bumla near the border with China andinteracting with soldiers and officers there.
This is Rajnath Singh's maidenvisit to Arunachal Pradesh as a defence minister.