The Indian Army and China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday jointly celebrated the Chinese National Day through a ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) at Natu La, Bum La and Kibithu.
The events commenced with hoisting of national flags and rendition of the national anthems of both nations, defence PRO Lt Col P Khongsai said in a statement.
This was followed by a ceremonial welcome address by the respective delegation leaders.
The function involved extension of greetings, exchange of mementos and display of cultural programmes.
The proceedings reflected a mutual desire to maintain an environment of Peace & Tranquility along the LAC which is a prerequisite for good relations between both the nations, Khongsai said.
The delegations of both the countries interacted with each other in an environment of amity and friendship.
During the interaction, the participants reaffirmed their resolve to strengthen friendship and maintain peace & tranquility along the LAC.
The delegations parted amidst feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations along the LAC, he said.