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    Indo-Bangla Border Talks Begins in Guwahati: Aims To Curb Transborder Crimes

    The meeting will also deliberate upon steps being taken to strengthen the security grid in a cohesive manner

    GUWAHATI: Aiming to streamline mechanisms to jointly curb diverse trans-border crimes and timely sharing of information between both border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh, the 51st director general (DG) – level border conference between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) started in Guwahati, the capital city of Indian state Assam. 

    To be continued till December 26, this was the first time that the biannual talks were held outside New Delhi.

    The meeting also aimed to review the ongoing strategies and further improve them for better coordination between the border guarding forces of the two neighbouring nations. India and Bangladesh share a 4,096-km border spread across the states of West Bengal (2,216 km), Tripura (856 km), Meghalaya (443 km), Mizoram (318 km) and Assam (263 km).

    The Bangladesh delegation entered India through Tamabil (Sylhet)-Dauki (Meghalaya) ICP. IG Hardeep Singh of BSF Meghalaya Headquarters received the delegation. Then they were brought to Guwahati by a BSF helicopter.

    The delegation of Border Guard Bangladesh was being led by the DG BGB Maj Gen Shafeenul Islam, BGBM (BAR) ndc, psc, and BSF delegation was headed by the DG BSF Rakesh Asthana.

    “They will discuss various aspects and issues related to Border Management. They will also deliberate upon steps being taken to strengthen the security grid in a cohesive manner for the betterment of people living on the borders of both the countries,” said a BSF official.

    The joint India-Bangladesh guidelines for border authorities-1975 envisaged that there should be frequent contacts between the border authorities of the two countries to discuss the matters of immediate administrative concern.

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