India, China discuss measures for effective management of borders

BEIJING: India and China on Thursday held a meeting of a key border mechanism to discuss ways to “effectively manage” border areas as well as confidence building measures (CBMs) to enhance mutual trust.

The 12th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) was held at the Chinese city of Chengdu in Sichuan, according to a statement released by the Indian Embassy.

At the meeting “both sides reviewed the situation along the India-China border areas. They discussed ways to effectively manage border areas in accordance with the strategic guidance provided by the leaders of the two countries at the Wuhan Summit,” the statement said. (AGENCIES)