Diwali 2018: India, China conduct Ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 06, 2018 06:43 hrs

[India], Nov 6 (ANI): A Ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of Diwali was conducted at Indian BPM huts at Chushul-Moldo and TWD (Ten Wen Den)-DBO (Daulat Beg Oldie) in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.

The Indian delegations were led by Brig VK Purohit and Col SS Lamba and the Chinese delegations by Senior Colonel Yin Hong Chen and Colonel Song Zhang Li respectively.

The Ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting was marked by the lighting of the traditional lamp by both the delegation leaders followed by their ceremonial address. Both sides highlighted the peace, tranquillity, and understanding prevailing on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). A cultural programme showcasing the vibrant Indian culture was held with traditional grandeur on this festive occasion.

Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment. The delegation parted amidst feelings of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations. (ANI)

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