An Assam Rifles report on ‘India-Myanmar border management’ has claimed that military diplomacy between India and Myanmar has turned relations between two nations robust.
“India and Myanmar have engaged each other in the military levels too. A number of military diplomacy actions are undertaken regularly by both the armies,” stated an article in the compendium on ‘Tatmadaw: History and Higher Organization’ written by two Assam Rifles officers, Brigadier M S Mokha and Colonel Brijendra Singh.
They detailed the military diplomacy actions between the Indian and Myanmar – regular post-level meetings, Regional Border Committee (RBC) meetings, joint military exercises, coordinated patrolling, defence deals and regular mutual visit of senior officers.
The article disclosed that the RBC meeting is held one every six months – twice a year, once in Imphal and once in Kalay (Myanmar) alternatively. Read More