Update November 24, 2015

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 Bangladesh-India joint border conference in Rajshahi tomorrow

Sumel Sarker

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Bangladesh-India joint border conference in Rajshahi tomorrow

24 November 2015, Nirapad News: District administration level joint border conference between Bangladesh and India will be held in Rajshahi tomorrow (Wednesday).

A 15-member Bangladesh side comprising Rajshahi, Chapainawabgonj, Kustia, Meherpur, Chuadanga and Jhinedah districts will take part in the conference while Nadia and Murshidabad will be the two Indian counterpart districts. The daylong conference will be held in Circuit House.

Mejbah Uddin Chowdhury, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi and leader of the Bangladesh team, revealed this in a press conference held in his conference hall here today.

He told the journalists that some major border related issues like smuggling of drugs, arms and other goods and commodities and human trafficking will be discussed in the conference to devise ways and means on how to prevent those jointly. Some other issues like cross-border crimes will also come up for discussion, he added.

There is also scope of exchanging lists of criminals hiding and inmates in jails on minor offense in both the countries, Mejbah Chowdhury expected.

Outcomes and results of the conference will be briefed in a post-conference press conference in the same venue.

In the press-briefing, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Ataul Gani and Assistant Commissioner Nasrin Parveen also responded to some other queries.

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