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Indian, Chinese army celebrate Chinese spring festival in Ladakh

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) between on the occasion of Chinese spring festival was held on Tuesday in sector of region, an statement said.

The statement said the meeting was held at Chinese hut in of the People's (PLA) in sector of eastern

"The delegations were led by on the Indian side and Senior from the Chinese side," it said adding that "the was marked by saluting the national flag of by both the delegation members. This was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders covering exchange of greetings, wishes and vote of thanks which 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, followed by lunch, the statement said.

"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 line of actual control (LAC)," it said.

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, according to the statement.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:44 IST
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