Imphal Jan 28,
The meeting conducted on the auspicious occasion of Republic Day is ceremonial in nature and is conducted to express mutual trust in each other and to celebrate days of National importance. The joint celebration by both the armies included flag hoisting, friendly interaction and exchange of pleasantries followed by lunch. The Band of the Moreh Battalion of Assam Rifles not only played patriotic numbers on the auspicious occasion but also played Myanmarese tunes to mark the bond of friendship and trust between the two nation which both the nations have achieved over the years. The Myanmarese delegation was overwhelmed by the Myanmarese tunes played by the Assam Rifles Band. Both sides expressed their satisfaction on the progress made in ensuring peace and tranquility along porous Indo Myanmar borders and in the region.
Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents.