J&K: Indian and Chinese troops hold border meet in Ladakh
Srinagar, May 22: Indian and Chinese armies held a border personnel meeting in eastern Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said on Wednesday.
The Indian delegation was led by Major General Arvind Kapoor from the Fire and Fury Corps, while the Chinese delegation was led by Senior Colonel Gan Wei Han, said Colonel Rajesh Kalia.
The border personnel meet was conducted at the Daulat Beg Oldi meeting point on Tuesday, the spokesperson said.
A Border Personnel Meet was held b/w India & China opposite Eastern Ladakh at the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO)- Tien Wein Dien (TWD) Meeting Point, y'day. Indian delegation was led by Maj Gen Arvind Kapoor from Fire & Fury Corps while Chinese delegation was led by Sr Col Gan Wei Han. pic.twitter.com/FhpHuMoqmc— ANI (@ANI) May 22, 2019
"Both sides reiterated the mutual desire of maintaining peace and tranquility and improving relations at the functional level at the border areas," Kalia said. "The meeting was marked by saluting the national flags by members of the delegation, followed by exchange of greetings."
The delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment, the spokesperson said, adding that they parted amidst a feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the cordial relations and maintaining peace along the border areas.