India, Bangladesh to complete border fencing before time

India and Bangladesh on Saturday discussed an early completion of pending fencing along the border, as agreed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina

Feb 28, 2021
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India and Bangladesh on Saturday discussed an early completion of pending fencing along the border, as agreed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina.

Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and his Bangladesh counterpart Mostafa Kamal Uddin met virtually and reviewed the entire gamut of security and border-related cooperation.

Both affirmed not to allow the territory of either country to be used for any activity inimical to each other's interests.

The two countries agreed to further enhance the level of cooperation to prevent the smuggling of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and contraband.

Bangladesh appreciated the assistance provided by India in the field of training and capacity building for various security agencies.

Both sides appreciated the effective functioning of the Coordinated Border Management Plan (CBMP), to control the illegal cross-border activities and the action taken to address the menace of terrorism and extremism.

Bangladesh appreciated the assistance provided by India in the field of training and capacity building for various security agencies.

Both sides agreed to work closely to fulfill the shared vision of the leadership of the two countries.

The meeting took place in the backdrop of 'MujibBarsho,' 50 years of Bangladesh Liberation War and the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

(IBNS)

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