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BGB delegation arrives at BSF HQ in Umpling for four-day conference


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By Our Reporter

SHILLONG, July 1: A four-day ‘Inspectors General BSF-Region Commanders BGB Level Border Co-Ordination Conference’ kicked off at Umpling campus of the BSF here on Monday.
On the inaugural day, a delegation of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was accorded a warm welcome by senior officer of BSF at ICP Dawki. Further, the delegation reached at BSF’s Umpling campus in connection with the four-day coordination conference.
The BGB delegation comprising 13 members is led by Md Shazedur Rahman, Additional Director General, Region Commander of BGB South East Region, Chattogram.
From BSF, the Indian delegation is headed by Sh. Patel Piyush Purusottam Das, IPS, IG of BSF Tripura Frontier along with 12 members from Meghalaya, Silchar and Tripura frontiers of the BSF. Representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs and Narcotics Control Bureau will also attend the conference.
The conference, which will go on till Friday, 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.
On the final day, the two forces will sign the Joint Record of Discussion to mark the end of the deliberations.


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