"A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) was held on Friday at Chinese side in Chushul Sector in eastern Ladakh (in Jammu and Kashmir)," Public Relation officer (PRO), Jammu, Col
S D Goswami said.

The delegations were led by Brigadier J K S Virk from the Indian side and Senior Colonel Fanjun from the Chinese side.

This is third meeting of neighbouring troops on the two sides of Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector in the past fortnight. The earlier meetings took place on April 14 and 24.

Prime Minister Modi is expected to visit China on May 14-16.

The meeting was composed of exchange of greetings, and reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations of functional levels on the border.

A cultural programme showcasing vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised, followed by sumptuous lunch.

Goswami said that both sides also expressed commitment to build on the mutual feeling of upholding the treaties and agreement signed between the governments of the two sides, to
maintain peace and tranquility along the LAC.

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