New Delhi: As the disengagement course of between India and China on the Line Of Actual Control proceeds, it has been revealed that the Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) will proceed to patrol the areas in Ladakh. ALSO READ | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Gets Permit To Fly Through Indian Air Space For Sri Lanka Trip
ITBP DG SS Deswal knowledgeable concerning the patrolling within the LAC space as he clarified this disengagement is barely between the armies.
“Government has given the mandate of border administration to ITBP. Disengagement is barely between Armies (India and China). We will proceed to conduct our brief and long-range patrol. Patrolling shall be strengthened, Army shall be behind us,”: DG SS Deswal mentioned.
This statement comes as continuous efforts are being taken to simmer down the border deadlock. India and China on Sunday concluded the 16-hour long 10th round of Corps commander level talks at Moldo on the Chinese side of LAC.
The Defence Ministry had stated that the 10th round of the India-China Corps Commander Level meeting was held on the Chinese side of the Moldo/Chushul border meeting point.
The two sides positively appraised the smooth completion of disengagement of frontline troops in the Pangong Lake area noting that it was a significant step forward that provided a good basis for resolution of other remaining issues along LAC in the Western Sector.
Prior to this, the Indian Army and China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) had on Friday completed the disengagement process at the tense Pangong Tso sector of Ladakh.
(With Agency Inputs)