Indian army hands over engineering equipment to Myanmar army

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IMPHAL, November 24: The 45th Indo-Myanmar Border Liaison Meeting between Indian army officers and Myanmar army officers started today at Myanmar and will continue till November 28.

A 14 member Indian army delegation headed by Major General Binoy Poonnen, VSM, GOC Red Shield Division under the aegis of HQ 3 Corps left this morning for Myanmar to attend the Indo-Myanmar Border Liaison meeting, informed a PIB release. 

The Indo-Myanmar Border Liaison Meet is a landmark event where representatives of both the Armies interact and exchange views on matters relating to security of border areas and measures to be initiated to control insurgency in both countries.  The event also gives an opportunity to all the delegates to exchange views which will help in further strengthening the friendly bond and co-operation between both the countries.

Major General Binoy Poonnen, VSM also handed over 18 Tippers to the Myanmar Army as part of assistance to Myanmar for Road construction today at border town of Moreh.   The Myanmar Army was represented by an officer from RCC Kalay, who took over these Tippers.  The event was attended by Indian Army delegation and officials of Myanmar Army, it informed.

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