Narinjara News

Border talks between
Burma and Bangladesh begins today

Cox’s Bazar, March 29
: A four-day  deputy-director general level border conference between Burma and Bangladesh begins today in Cox’s Bazar, the bordering town of Bangladesh with Burma, according to official sources.

The delegations from Bangladesh Rifles(BDR) and Immigration and National Registration Department (IND) of
Burma will participate in the conference.

Deputy Director General of BDR Brigadier-General M Ibrahim Khalil will lead an eight-member delegation, while his
Burma counterpart U Zaw Tun will head a six-member team in the conference.

Issue relating to better relations between the border security guards, checking illegal entrance of the Bengali speaking Burmese nationals to Bangladesh, the problems of Bangladesh’s fishermen fishing in Bay of Bengal and arms and drugs trading will come up for discussion, a government press release said yesterday.

Some prevailing issues are likely to be concluded in the conference  including the recently abduction of 13 Bangladeshi people by Nasaka, the border security forces before Burma Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt’s visit to the border areas.

Burma Military Regime Prime Minister will arrive
Dhaka on 4 April and he will visit some places of Buddhist religious importance in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban border district towns on April 5.#