PLA del­e­ga­tion vis­its In­dia


A15-mem­ber del­e­ga­tion from Western Theatre Com­mand of Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Army, China is on a five-day visit to In­dia from Fe­bru­ary 21 to 26, 2017. The del­e­ga­tion is be­ing led by Ma­jor Gen­eral Zhao Jin Song, Vice Chief of Staff of Head­quar­ter Western Theatre Com­mand, Chengdu, China.

With New Delhi, Agra and Kolkata on the itin­er­ary, the Chi­nese del­e­ga­tion called on se­nior In­dian Army of­fi­cers deal­ing with border is­sues at Army Head­quar­ters on Fe­bru­ary 21.

The two sides ex­changed views on a wide rang­ing is­sues and agreed that peace and tran­quil­lity on the border is an im­por­tant guar­an­tor for de­vel­op­ment and con­tin­ued growth of bi­lat­eral re­la­tions. The lead­ers of two del­e­ga­tions dis­cussed the im­por­tance of hav­ing reg­u­lar bi­lat­eral ex­changes and ad­di­tional Border Per­son­nel Meet­ing points. This visit is con­tin­u­a­tion of the en­hanced en­gage­ments be­tween the two armies which also saw Western Theatre Commander Gen­eral Zhao Zongqi visit In­dia in De­cem­ber 2016.

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