Pakistani and Indian military authorities have reiterated the resolve and commitment to continue efforts for ensuring ceasefire‚ peace and tranquility on the Line of Control.

This was stated in a joint statement issued after the Director Generals of Military Operation level meeting between Pakistan Army and Indian Army on the issues related to Line of Control at Wagha on Tuesday.

The Pakistan delegation was headed by Director General Military Operations‚ Pakistan Army Major General Aamer Riaz. The Indian delegation was headed by Director General Military Operations‚ Indian Army Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia.

The statement said the meeting was held in a cordial‚ positive and constructive atmosphere. Both DGsMO showed their commitment to maintain the sanctity and ceasefire on the Line of Control and agreed to re-energize the existing mechanisms.

Consensus was developed to make Hotline Contact between the two DGsMOs more effective and result oriented. It was also decided to inform each other if any innocent civilian inadvertently crosses Line of Control‚ in order to ensure his / her early return.

To carry forward the positive spirit of DGsMOs meeting‚ two flag meetings between Brigade Commanders will be held on the Line of Control in the near future‚ to ensure maintenance of peace and tranquility along the Line of Control.

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