Jammu, Sep 13 :  Notwithstanding the bitterness in ties, Armies of India and Pakistan today exchanged sweets on the occasion of Eid-ul Zuha at several places on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On the occasion of the holy festival, the Army representatives of India and Pakistan exchanged sweets at Poonch-Rawalakot Crossing Point and Tattapani-Mendhar Crossing Point in Krishna Ghati Sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. He said the exchange of sweets was an appreciated gesture from both the countries and is a regular event on the occasions of Diwali and Eid. (ALSO READ: Eid-ul-Azha celebrated across India )Also Read - India vs Germany Live Streaming: Preview, Prediction, Where to Watch IND vs GER Hockey Bronze Medal Match: All You Need to Know About Tokyo Olympics 2020

This aforesaid event is a testimony of goodwill and will certainly strengthen the efforts towards maintaining peace and tranquility along Line of Control, he said. The goodwill gesture by the two armies comes despite the bitterness in bilateral relations. The LoC was recently witness to ceasefire violations by Pakistani Army in the Poonch sector on the LoC. Also Read - Reeling Under Financial Crunch, Pakistan Puts PM Imran Khan's Official Residence in Islamabad up For Rent

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