Srinagar, May 22: A Border Personnel Meet (BPM) was held between the armies of India and China on May 21. The meeting took place opposite Eastern Ladakh at the DBO - TWT Meeting Point. The Indian delegation was led by Maj Gen Arvind Kapoor from the Fire and Fury Corps while the Chinese delegation was led by Senior Colonel Gan Wei Han.
The Border Personnel Meet was marked by saluting the National Flags by members of the delegation, followed by the exchange of greetings. Both sides reiterated the mutual desire of maintaining peace and tranquillity and improving relations at the functional level at the border areas.
According to a statement, both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial and cordial environment. The delegations parted amidst feeling of friendship and commitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintaining peace along with the border areas.
A BPM was also held last month in the same area on the occasion of Baisakhi.BPM is a mechanism where both the armies meet to iron out their differences by resolving disputes. These disputes generally arise out of misunderstandings of each other's position along the LAC.