Pakistan Army's move to enhance its armoured corps comes at a time when the Line of Actual control in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed growing hostilities in the last one year.
The Chinese build-up includes a road, Chinese vehicles and a hut built by the PLA for surveillance purposes and it has the potential to “cut off the entire Dungti-Demchok axis” on the Indian side.
The transgression happened near Ladakh trig heights also known as Trade junction, which connects Ladakh with Tibet.
The main reason being China’s dogged refusal to share its perception of the 4,057-km LAC, which stretches from eastern Ladakh in Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh.
They also "explored various confidence building measures with a view to further enhance mutual trust and understanding," it said.
The minister expressed concern that rising instability in India's neighbourhood has increased the 'probability of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to non-state actors'.
The men and women of Niti, the last Indian village 26 km from the China border, geared up to fight should the anticipated ‘limited hostilities’ break out here instead.
While the nation’s eyes were riveted on the war of eyeballs at Doklam, the Indian Army was battling a whole set of adversities on the Line of Actual Control in Uttarakhand.