BGB-BSF DG-level conference begins today


DHAKA, June 12, 2019 (BSS)- A director general (DG)-level conference of
BGB and BSF will begin at the BGB headquarters here today.

Curtain of the conference will be raised at 11.45 am and the three-day
conference will be concluded through signing a Joint Record of Discussions
(JRD) on June 15, said a BGB media release yesterday.

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) DG Major General Md Shafeenul Islam will
lead a 24-member Bangladesh delegation, including representatives from Prime
Minister’s Office, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
at the conference.

Border Security Force (BSF) DG Rajni Kant Mishra will lead a 10-member
Indian delegation including BSF senior officials and representatives from
Indian home and foreign ministries.

The conference agendas include incidents of shooting at unarmed
Bangladeshi civilians along the border of two friendly nations, smuggling of
arms, ammunition, drugs, detention of Bangladeshis, infiltration into
Bangladesh, protection of banks of rivers along the border and taking
necessary steps to further increase mutual trust between the two frontier

A friendly Kabadi match will be held between the BGB and BSF at Bir Uttam
Fazlur Rahman Khandker auditorium of Pilkhana around 5pm today.

Besides, an eight-member delegation BSF Wives Welfare Association (BWWA)
will visit different activities conducted by Shimanto Poribar Kalyan Samity
(SPKS) of BGB.

The BSF delegation will leave here for India on June 15.