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India & Pakistan armies share sweets at Line of Control on Eid

On the occasion of Eid-al-, India and Pakistan armies held a flag meeting and exchanged sweets at the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday 21st July.
The Indian Army said that it was done as “a gesture for promoting peace, harmony, and compassion in the true spirit of the festival”.
Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Emron Musavi told in a statement, “On the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha and as a gesture for promoting peace, harmony and compassion in the true spirit of the festival, India and Pakistan Armies held a flag meeting and exchanged sweets at Kaman Aman Setu, Uri and Tithwal Crossing on Kishanganga River in Tangdhar, Kupwara.
“The event was held when both the armies have been strictly following the ceasefire agreement along the LoC.”
Armies of both the countries exchanged sweets at Kaman Aman Setu, Uri, and Tithwal Crossing on Kishanganga River in Tangdhar and Kupwara. The armies also exchanged sweets at Poonch-Rawalakot Crossing Point and Mendhar-Hotspring Crossing Point in the Poonch district.
The event has been held when both the Armies have been strictly following the Ceasefire Agreement on the Line of Control.
The ceremony is seen as an enhanced confidence-building measure in the backdrop of the ongoing ceasefire between both the countries
Also at the international border, the troops of the Border Security Force and men of Pakistan Rangers greeted each other and exchanged sweets. The troops met at Hiranager, Samba, Ramgarh, RS Pura, Arnia, and Pargwal Sectors of the International Border of Jammu.
A BSF spokesperson said that the exchange of sweets also took place at a joint check post at Attari in Punjab’s Amritsar district.
The force looks after around 2,290 kilometers International Border between 2 countries that run north to south from Jammu, Punjab, Rajasthan up to Gujarat.

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