Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines

Chinese military delegation visits Indian Army's Eastern Command HQs

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

KOLKATA (PTI): A 10-member Chinese military delegation visited the Indian Army's Eastern Command headquarters in Kolkata Thursday and interacted with their counterparts, a defence official said.

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) delegation was led by Lt Gen Liu Xiaowu, Deputy Commander of Western Theatre Command of the PLA.

The team visited New Delhi, Agra and Sukhna in North Bengal before arriving in Kolkata.

The PLA delegation visited the Army's 33 Corps Headquarters at Sukhna and interacted with senior officers during their two-day visit.

The 33 Corps guards the Doklam area at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, where the two countries were involved in a 73-day military standoff last year.

The standoff had started after the Indian side had stopped Chinese troops from constructing a road in the disputed area. The face-off ended on August 28.

"The visit is a positive step towards enhancing the defence cooperation mechanism between the two countries which would help in maintaining peace and stability along the LAC," the defence spokesperson said.

The delegation visited the Eastern Command at Fort William where they interacted with Lt Gen Sunil Srivastava, Chief of Staff, EC, and other officers, he said.

Tags:

China  India  Army  PLA  Eastern Command  Doklam  Bhutan  Defence  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Sino-Indian militaries begin 'Hand-in-Hand' drills in China

India and China on Tuesday began the 7th round of their 'Hand-in-Hand' military drills in the Chinese city of Chengdu as part of the focussed efforts by the two militaries to improve ties after last year's standoff at Doklam.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2018

Image Gallery