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At a 'Sainik Sammelan' at the Assam Rifles Training Centre here, he said the country's oldest paramilitary force has been carrying out an exemplary dual service of guarding the porous 1,642-km long Indo-Myanmar border and counter insurgency operations.
Singh also highlighted the difficult task of Assam Rifles of guarding an "open border", where a free movement regime is also in place for uninterrupted travel to each other's territories by people of both the countries.
"It is a difficult task for you as Myanmar is a friendly country. You have to take care of the diplomatic sensitivity so that our relations do not hamper," he said.