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February 19, 2019

Myanmar-Bangladesh border forces commanders hold meeting

Commanders and officials discuss at the meeting held at Cox’s Bazar Border Guards Bangladesh regional headquarters. Photo: MNA

A courtesy meeting of the Myanmar-Bangladesh border forces commanders was held in Bangladesh at Cox’s Bazar Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) regional headquarters on 28 June. The meeting was attended by a Myanmar delegation led by No. (1) Border Guard Police (BGP) Commander Police Brig-Gen Myint Toe, and a Bangladesh delegation led by BGB Cox’s Bazar Regional Commander Brig- Gen SM Rakibullah.
At the meeting, discussions were held about the status of implementing the Myanmar-Bangladesh Home Affairs Minister level meeting agreement, continuing coordinated patrols along the border of the two countries, and the opening of the Myanmar-Bangladesh border liaison office (BLO).
Officials also discussed exchanging information, investigating and exposing the ARSA terrorist organisation and terrorists, removal of CCTV cameras, solar lamp poles and bunkers built on the Bangladesh side, investigating and arresting fugitives, and cooperation in anti-drug operations.
Also during the meeting, discussions were held about conducting border liaison operations. A border liaison office was built in Teknaf, Bangladesh, according to an MoU, and once the permission of Ministry of Home Affairs is obtained, border liaison office operations will be conducted.


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