A six-day border conference between Bangladesh and India concluded in New Delhi
Saturday, discussing the entire gamut of border problems and agreeing to resolve some of
An official announcement in Dhaka said 'Joint Records of Discussion' was signed capping
the "fruitful" discussions on the issues, including some important ones, such as reduction
of border tensions and cooperation in curbing border crimes, reports UNB.
Director General (DG) of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) Major General Md Jahangir Alam
Chowdhury and DG of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) RS Mooshahary signed
the Joint Records of Discussion on behalf of their respective governments at the end of
The two sides decided to hold flag meeting regularly and gave direction to the members
of both the forces to be "more cautious in maintaining friendly relations."
Killing and injuring innocent Bangladeshi citizens by Indian nationals or BSF, security
issues like Bangladeshi "terrorists and criminals" staying in India, push-in of Bengali-
speaking Indian citizens into Bangladesh territory, checking smuggling that includes
drugs and arms, installing border pillars on 35.5km international border in Panchagarh are
among the issues discussed.