India, China border personnel meet at Nathu La in Sikkim

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013 - 20:54

Kolkata: A Border Personnel Meeting between India and China was held at Nathu La in Sikkim, defence officials said on Monday.
Uniformed members from both sides yesterday attended the BPM organised by India, a defence release stated here.

While Brigadier SK Sengar led the 11-member Indian delegation, a senior PLA Colonel (equivalent to the rank of a brigadier) headed an identical number of people in the PLA delegation, the release said.

Various issues were discussed in a warm, cordial and friendly atmosphere. Mutual cooperation and maintenance of peace at the border was also discussed during the meeting.

A cultural programme followed the meet.

BPMs between the two armies serve as vital platforms for discussing local issues and enhancing mutual understanding and confidence, the release added.

PTI

First Published: Monday, September 16, 2013 - 20:54

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