5th meeting of senior officials of Myanmar-Bangladesh border forces held
Dhaka July 17
The 5th meeting of senior officials from the Myanmar-Bangladesh border forces was held at the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) headquarters, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 9 July. The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Myanmar Police Force headquarters led by Chief of Police General Staff acting Police Brig-Gen Myo Than, senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence,Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, Myanmar Embassy in Bangladesh and senior officials from the (Bangladesh) Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Foreign Affairs led by BGB Additional Director General Brig-Gen Md Anisur Rahman.
At the meeting, they discussed incidents occurring near the border area, illegal border crossings, conducting coordinated patrols along the border line, conducting regional-level, battalion-level and camp-level information transfers, opening of a border liaison office (BLO), apprehending criminals and fugitives, exchanging friendly visits and building confidence between the Myanmar Police Force, Border Guard Police (BGP) and BGB, and coordinating between the two countries on security and the rule of law along the borders of the two countries.
The BLO office will soon be opened in Cox Bazar district, Teknaf town, and information on security and the rule of law will be shared and coordinated.
—MNA, The Global New Light of Myanmar