“A ceremonial Border Personal Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of Indian Independence Day was conducted today at Indian BPM huts at Chushul-Moldo and newly constructed BPM Hut at DBO-TWD meeting points of Eastern Ladakh,” the defence spokesperson said. The ceremonial meeting began by saluting the Indian National flag which was followed by ceremonial address by both the delegation leaders. Later, both the delegations reaffirmed the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border, the spokesperson informed.
A programme showcasing Indian culture was also presented with traditional grandeur to mark country’s 70th Independence Day. “Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment”, he said.“Both sides also sought to build on the mutual feeling of upholding the treaties and agreement signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LAC”, he added.