India-China border meets: Armies resolve to maintain peace

Jammu : The armies of India and China today expressed resolve to maintain peace along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with their senior commanders holding two border meets in Chinese andLadakh region as part of efforts to build cordial ties.

Both the armies, which met on the occasion of the International Labour Day, agreed to uphold the treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the two sides during two ceremonial Border Personnel Meetings (BPM) on the Chinese and the Indian side today, a defence spokesman said here.

The meetings took place at Chinese BPM Hut of Moldo and TWD Garrison in Eastern Ladakh, the spokesman said.

“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 agreement signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LAC,” he said.

At Moldo, the Indian delegation was led by Major General Sudhakar Jee and the Chinese delegation by senior Col Zhan Peng Zhung and at TWD, Lt Col RC Barthwal, SM and Col Song Zhan Li led the Indian and Chinese delegations respectively.

The border personal meeting was marked by saluting the National flags by both the delegations members.

It was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders which reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border, the spokesman said.