India-Bangladesh DG-level border talks from today

New Delhi: The annual director general-level talks between India’s Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will start from Tuesday.

The six-day talks will be held in Bangladesh capital Dhaka between December 22 and 27. A 20-member BSF delegation will take part in the talks.

“The bi-annual DG-level talks between BSF chief DK Pathak and BGB head Major General Aziz Ahmed will start from December 22,” an official statement said on Monday.

“Issues like trans-border crimes, smuggling of fake Indian currency notes, activities of Indian insurgent groups based in Bangladesh, prevention of illegal migration and trafficking of women and children will be raised in the talks,” the statement said.

The meeting will also deliberate on the coordinated border management plan (CBMP) and various confidence building measures.