KL NEWS NETWORK
On the LaC along China in arid desert of Ladakh, Indian army personnel held a ‘Ceremonial Border Personal Meeting’ on the occasion of “67th Anniversary of Chinese National Day”.
According to a defence statement issued by Indian Army’s Northern Command based in Udhampur, the meeting was conducted on 01 October 2015 (Thursday) at the Chinese Border Personnel Meeting huts at Chushul and at DBO in Eastern Ladakh.
“The Indian delegations were led by Brigadier RS Raman in Chushul and by Colonel BS Uppal in DBO. The Chinese delegations were led by Senior Colonel Fan Jun in Chushul and by Colonel Song Zhang Li in DBO,” the statement informed.
“The ceremonial border personal meeting was marked by saluting the National flag of China by both the delegation members. This was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders which was composed of exchange of greetings, wishes and reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border. Thereafter, a cultural programme showcasing vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised,” the statement added.
“This continuing interaction between border troops of both nations has created an environment of mutual trust and bonhomie along the Line of Actual Control. It is evident that both the armies are making all efforts to maintain peace and stability in the border areas and this augurs well for the ensuing border talks,” it further said.