Jammu: Indian and Chinese troops today held a ceremonial Border Personal (BP) meeting along Sino-India border in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir and agreed to uphold peace and tranquillity along the LAC.
A ceremonial Border Personal meeting was held today between Indian Army and Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) of China on the occasion of 'Baisakhi Festival', PRO, Defence, Northern Command, Col S D Goswami said.
"The meeting was held in Chushul sector of Eastern Ladakh. The delegations were lead by Brigadier J K S Virk of the Indian side and senior Colonel from the Chinese side," he said.
The ceremonial border personal meeting included the ceremonial address by both delegations leaders which was composed of exchange of greetings, wishes, vote of thanks and reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at the functional level on the border, the PRO said.
Col Goswami said "a cultural programme showcasing the vibrant Indian culture and traditional grandeur was organised by the Indian Army".
"Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment," Col Goswami said, adding that "the delegations parted amidst feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintaining peace along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)".
"Both sides also sought to build on the mutual feeling of upholding the treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the two countries to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LAC," Col Goswami said.