BSF-BGB meet discusses trans-border crimes in Tamabil

Both sides agreed to jointly prevent trans-border crimes and pursue all pending development works to further strengthen the existing strong relations between the two countries
BSF-BGB meet discusses trans-border crimes in Tamabil
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SHILLONG:

A Nodal Officer-level meeting between the Border Guarding Forces of India and Bangladesh was held at Tamabil, Bangladesh on Thursday.

India's Border Security Force (BSF) delegation was led by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) UK Nayal along with five other officials while Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was represented by five delegates led by Lt. Col. Abdul Kader Md Ashraf Ali Mamun.

In the meeting, various border-related problems faced by both the Border Guarding Forces like smuggling of cattle, drugs and narcotics, fake currency and other contraband items were discussed.

"Both sides agreed to jointly prevent trans-border crimes and pursue all pending development works to further strengthen the existing strong relations between the two countries," BSF said in a statement issued here on Thursday.

The construction of Integrated Check Post (ICP) Dawki in Meghalaya also figured in the discussion between the Nodal officers of the two Border Guarding Forces.

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