Published:  01:46 AM, 14 November 2017

BGB-MPF conference begins


The six-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar Police Force (MPF) started at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar yesterday. Formal meeting of the conference starts today. The conference will  end on November 18, said an official release of the BGB.

Director General (DG) of the BGB Major General Abul Hossain led 14-member Bangladesh delegation while Police Brigadier General Myo Swe Wing led 15-member Myanmar delegation in the conference.

Representatives from Bangladesh's Prime Minister Office (PMO), Home Ministry, Department of Narcotic Control (DNC), Coast Guard while high officials of MPF, Border Guard Police (BGP), Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry and Department of Drug and Customs from Myanmar site, will take part in the conference.

Illegal intrusion, indiscriminate firing on the bordering areas, violation of land and air spaces, movement of military along Myanmar border, installing mine in the border areas and removing those, abduction of citizens/ terrorists, inter-border crimes such as smuggling of drugs and goods especially yaba, illegal fish catching and firing on Bangladeshi fishermen, exchanging mutual assistances includes holding regular flag meeting, local commander level meeting and joint patrol and joint surveillance along the Naf River and border will dominate the discussion in the conference.

The BGB chief is expected to hold meetings with Deputy Minister of the Home Ministry and Chief of Myanmar Police Force.


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