NEW DELHI, Oct 14 � In an attempt to prevent faceoffs on the border, India and China are holding a two-day meeting starting October 26 to discuss the measures to prevent escalation of tension between the armies of the two countries.
Top officials of the foreign offices of the two countries will discuss various measures that may help prevent the problem of incursions on the 4,000 km long unsettled boundary, official sources said.
The dialogue will be held under the framework of the �Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC)�.
The Indian side will be led by the Joint Secretary (East Asia) in the External Affairs Ministry. Representatives from the Ministries of External Affairs, Defence and Home Affairs, as well as representatives from the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police will also be part of the Indian delegation, sources said.
The last such meeting, which was the fourth in the series, was held in Beijing, while the third meeting of the working mechanism was hosted by India in New Delhi.