High level talks between BGB-BSF begins
The conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF), which was postponed earlier, began on Wednesday morning.
A six-member delegation led by BSF DG Rakesh Asthana came to Bangladesh at 12:45pm through Akhaura-Agartala Integrated Check Post to take part in at the conference.
Brig Gen Md Jakir Hossain, commander of BGB north-east region, welcomed the DG with flower.
BGB sources said the formal meeting will be started at the conference room at BGB Headquarters in Dhaka on Thursday.
BGB Director General (DG) Major General Md Shafeenul Islam will lead a 13-member Bangladesh delegation.
The BSF deligation will leave Dhaka on September 19 after ending the conference through signing a deed of joint discussion.