Indian, Chinese troops meet at Arunachal border on Diwali

ITANAGAR: Indian and Chinese troops met and exchanged greetings on the occasion of Diwali at Wacha in Arunachal Pradeshs Anjaw district and at Bum-La in Tawang district, a defence communiqu informed here on Thursday.

The two sides met on Wednesday and exchanged gifts and sweets at Anjaw and the Chinese side included women and children, the communique said.

The two sides interacted and exchanged greetings in a cordial atmosphere, a sign of improving military-to-military ties at ground level, it said.

The programme at Anjaw was marked by its friendly and cordial atmosphere and cultural programmes were presented by the Indian Army personnel and students of Kibithu Government Middle School, it said.

The event was aimed at enhancing the mutual trust and friendship between the two border guarding forces. (AGENCIES)