KL NEWS NETWORK
A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of “New Year-2016” was conducted on 01 Jan 16 at Chinese BPM hut at Moldo Garrison of Chushul Sector of Eastern Ladakh.
A statement issued by Udhampur based defence spokesperson said that the Delegations were led by Brig Vijyant Yadav from the Indian side and Senior Colonel FAN JUN from the Chinese side.
“The ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting was marked by saluting the National flag of China by both the delegations members. This was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegations leaders which was composed of exchange of greetings, wishes and vote of thanks and reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border. Thereafter, a culture programme showcasing vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised, followed by sumptuous lunch,” the spokesperson added.
“Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment. The delegation parted amidst feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintaining peace along the LAC. Both sides also sought to build on the mutual feeling to uphold the treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LAC,” the spokesperson added.
During the recent visit of Lt Gen DS Hooda, Army Commander, Northern Command to Lanzhou Military Region, measures to maintain cordial relations, peace and tranquillity were discussed between the two top military commanders of Northern Command & Lanzhou Military Region, the spokesperson concluded.