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Indo-Myanmar Border Committee will discuss training, cooperation


An Indian boy rides a bicycle near the Indo-Burma International border fencing in Moreh, a border town in India’s northeastern state of Manipur bordering Burma’s Tamu town, 12 June 2011. Photo: EPA

A Myanmar delegation led by Maj Gen Min Naung, North Western Command, reached Imphal on Monday to attend the seventh Indo-Myanmar Regional Border Committee meeting which aims to develop stronger bonds of friendship between the two countries E-Pao reported on 7 July.

The delegation will be interacting with an Indian Army team led by Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, GOC Spear Corps and senior officials of Assam Rifles, ministry of defence, external affairs, and home affairs.

The meeting led by top military commanders from both sides will enhance existing cooperation and confidence building between both armies deployed along the International border.

The Indian army side will also discuss proposed plans for training the Myanmar army and the Myanmar police force.

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