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Director general level conference Between Burma and Bangladesh begins today

Dhaka, 20 May 03
: A three-day Director General Level Conference between the members of Burma immigration department and the members of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) begins here today.

According to local news agency sources, the conference will discuss cross-border smuggling, problems created to Bangladeshi fishermen while catching fish in the Bay of Bengal, holding of regular flag meetings at all commander levels and other issues of mutual interest.

The conference will continue till Thursday.

U Maung Tay, Director General of Burma Immigration Headquarters, is leading the seven members Burma delegation at the meeting.

BDR Director General Maj Gen Jahangir Alam Chowdhury is leading 12 members of Bangladesh team that is composed of so many departments of Bangladesh ministries including Foreign and Home.

The first director general level conference between Burma and Bangladesh was held in Rangoon in 1993. #