New Delhi: Indian and Pakistani border guards today exchanged greetings and sweets along the along Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
“Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers greeted each other and exchanged sweets at seven places on International Border of Jammu in Hiranagar, Samba, Ramgarh, RS Pura and Pragwal Sectors on the festival of Eid,” a BSF spokesperson said.
They committed each other to maintain peaceful atmosphere and harmonious relation between two Border Guarding Forces, he said.
Members of all community in Border Security Force celebrated the end of Holy month of Ramzan with Muslim brothers, the spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, the General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-In-C), Northern Command, Lt Gen D S Hooda greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir and all Indian Army personnel and their families on the occasion.
Gen Hooda said the joyous celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramzan, bring with it unity, happiness and a feeling of brotherhood.
He wished that the festival will strengthen our faith and usher lasting peace, cohesion and prosperity in the state.