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Indian and Chinese troops today held a ceremonial Border personal meetings (BPMs) on the occasion of "Mid Autumn Festival of China". The ceremonial BPMs were conducted today at the Chinese side in Chushul and Daulat Beg Oldie Sector (DBO) in Eastern Ladakh, a Defence spokesman said. The Indian delegations were lead by Brigadier R S Raman and Col B S Uppal and Chinese delegations by Senior Colonel Fan Jun and Colonel Song Zong Li respectively, he said. Mid Autumn festival was celebrated by exchange of greetings and good wishes and saluting the National flag of China by the members of both the delegations. This was followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders and reaffirming the mutual desire of improving relations at functional level at the border. Thereafter a cultural programme showcasing vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised, the Spokesman said. Both the delegations interacted in a friendly and cordial environment.
The delegation parted amidst bonds of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintaining peace along the LAC, he said. Both sides also sought to further build on the treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquility along the LAC, the spokesman said.
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