A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) between Indian and Chinese military personnel on the occasion of “Chinese Spring Festival” was held on Tuesday on the Chinese side of Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Chushul sector of Eastern Ladakh. The delegations, led by Colonel Deependra Jasrotia on the Indian side and Senior Lt. Colonel Bu Hong Dong from the Chinese side, met at a Chinese BPM hut in Moldo garrison of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Ladakh.
As per a statement issued by the army, the ceremony began with both the delegation saluting the National flag, followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders covering exchange of greetings, wishes and vote of thanks which reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border. Thereafter, a cultural programme showcasing vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised, followed by lunch.