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Burma-Bangladesh Director general level meeting start today in Rangoon

Rangoon, Dec 21
: The Director General of Immigration Department of Burma and The chief of Bangladesh Border Rifle (BDR) meet today in Rangoon to settle problems of arms and drug smuggling and frequent insecure incident faced by Bangladesh fishermen, reports our correspondent. 

Director General of BDR Major General Jahangir Alam Chowdhury leads 8members delegation of Bangladesh side. Director General of Burma Immigration Department Aung Thay leads 11 members of Burma team including representatives from Defence Ministry, Foreign Affairs and Border Security Force Nasaka in the meeting.  

The meeting will be six days long.

The meeting is expected to discuss about holding of flag meeting to settle disputes rising between the two sides smoothly with the hope of the improving relations between the two countries, said officials.

Border affairs consultation between the two countries held first in 1993 in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh had decided to hold such meetings in every six months. #