The Sector commanders of BSF and Pakistan Rangers held a flag assembly, after a spot of about seven months, a BSF spokesman mentioned right here.
The assembly in Suchetgarh sector of the Worldwide Border, which lasted for about 105 minutes, occurred on the request of Pakistan Rangers, the spokesman instructed.
Each side agreed to take care of peace and tranquillity alongside the Worldwide Border, the spokesman mentioned.
“The assembly was held in a cordial and optimistic ambiance and either side agreed to expedite the implementation of the choices taken in an earlier assembly,” he mentioned.
Nonetheless, the Indian facet made it clear to the Pakistani delegation that “any provocative motion can be responded to with equal or stronger responses.”
The BSF strongly objected to the sniper fireplace from the Pakistani facet through which its two troopers — constables Brijendra Bahadur and Ok Ok Appa Rao — had been killed, the spokesman mentioned.
“The BSF additionally protested the unprovoked cross-border firing and shelling on quite a lot of Indian border villages resulting in the loss of life of a girl in Arnia sector on September four,” he mentioned.
Infiltration makes an attempt at night time had been additionally mentioned, the spokesman mentioned.
“The Pakistan Rangers assured to take measures to take care of peace at border with a request that the BSF also needs to train restraint to make sure minimal lack of civilian lives on the Pakistani facet,” the spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned the 2 sides determined to re-energise immediate communication between the sphere commanders to resolve petty issues.
The Indian delegation, comprising 17 officers, was led by BSF DIG (Jammu Sector) P S Dhiman, whereas the 14-member Pakistani facet was led by Sector Commander of Chenab Rangers (Sialkot Punjab) Brig Amjad Hussain.
The final Sector Commander-level assembly between the 2 forces was held on March 9.