Border personnel meeting between Indian, Chinese Army held at Kibithu

GUWAHATI: As part of the ongoing confidence building measures between India and China as well as to give a boost to the contact between two armies, a border personnel meeting  was held at Kibithu, on the Indian side of the LAC to celebrate the 72nd Independence Day of the Country, according to statement issued by Defence Spokesman based in Kohima.

The Indian delegation was led by a Brigadier of the Dao Division while the Chinese delegation was led by Sr Colonel Liwen Jian.  The two delegations comprised of military officials from each side.

The Kibithu-Damai Border Meeting mechanism was started as a confidence building measure to resolve local boundary issues and has been instrumental in maintaining peace and tranquility along the LAC since 2014.

The Indian delegation, welcoming the Chinese side expressed the hope that coming together of troops from both side will facilitate development of mutual cooperation.  The Indian side also presented a cultural programme in the honour of the Chinese delegation showcasing the rich culture and heritage of the country.  Both sides agreed that joint celebrations signified the importance attached by the two countries to enhance the trust and cooperation and hoped that such interactions would continue to foster the environment of mutual confidence and understanding.




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