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The Inspector General BSF- Regional Commander BGB level Border Coordination Conference between India and Bangladesh started in Sylhet on Monday.

The four day conference will conclude on June 2, said an official press release of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB).

The Indian delegation entered Bangladesh through the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Dawki on the Meghalaya border where they were welcomed by senior officials of BGB.

A five member BSF delegation led by IG BSF Sumit Sharan is attending the conference. The Bangladesh delegation of BGB is led by Brigadier General Tanvir Gani Chowdhury, Regional Commander, Chittagong. Apart from the BGB officials, the Bangladesh delegation also includes officials from the Home Ministry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Department of Land records and survey.

The conference will discuss all issues related to border management and security. It will focus on illegal entry, smuggling of drugs and other items, trafficking of women and children, development activities within 150 yards of the international borders, and initiatives to enhance mutual trust between the BGB and BSF.

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