Jammu, April 12:
A flag meeting was held on Tuesday between commanding officers of the Indian and Pakistani armies on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region.
Defence spokesperson S.N. Acharya told IANS in winter capital Jammu: “A CO (commanding officer) -level flag meeting was held between Indian and Pakistani armies at Chakan Da Bagh crossing point on the LoC in Poonch district at 11 a.m. today.
“The flag meeting discussed the situation at the LoC in the district in the aftermath of Pakistani firing in Shahpur sector of Poonch two days ago.
“The meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere. The two sides decided to take all possible steps to ensure peace and tranquility on the LoC.
“Stress was laid on the fact that farmers on the two sides of the LoC were beginning their agricultural activities after the winter months and all possible steps should be taken to ensure these activities on which livelihood of farmers depends remain unaffected,” the spokesperson added. (IANS)