Sugar smuggling likely to be among crucial issues during BSF-BGB conference in Shillong: Media Report

Shillong: The four-day bilateral conference between Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) began on July 01 will take up the very critical issues like sugar smuggling and others, reported Hub News.

The conference is held bi-annually between the two border guarding forces to discuss various issues of mutual interest for effective border management including joint efforts against cross-border crime, pending development works in the border region and measures to prevent illegal cross-border movement will be discussed between the two forces, Meghalaya Frontier BSF stated in a press release.

“On 1st July 2024, the delegation of Border Guard Bangladesh was warmly welcomed by a senior officer of BSF at ICP Dawki and further the delegation reached at Umpling BSF campus, Shillong in connection with 4 days Co-ordination Conference,” it stated.

The BGB delegation consisting of 13 members is headed by Md Shazedur Rahman, Additional Director General, Region Commander of South East Region, Chattogram.
“From BSF, the Indian delegation is headed by Patel Piyush Purusottam Das, IPS IG BSF Tripura Frontier along with 12 members from Meghalaya, Silchar and Tripura Frontiers of BSF and representatives of MHA, MEA and NCB will also attend the conference,” it added.
The conference will culminate on July 4 with the signing of a Joint Record of Discussion (JRD) by the leaders of both delegations.


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