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India-Bangladesh police will enhance joint work against terrorists

DHAKA, Jan 12, 2021 (BSS) – India and Bangladesh police agreed to
enhance their work jointly against terrorist entities, including the
Global Terrorist Groups, as well as other fugitives wherever they are
present and active.

“During the virtual dialogue, the police chiefs of both the
countries reiterated the need for sharing of real time intelligence
and feedback through the designated ‘nodal points’, while appreciating
each other’s ongoing action against insurgent groups operating in the
region,” said a press release here this evening .

The first Delegation-Level virtual Police Chiefs’ Dialogue between
the Police chiefs of India and Bangladesh was held today in a limited
scale due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in an environment of
positivity and trust, the release of Press Information Bureau
Government of India said.

They said as a step toward that designated ‘nodal points’ would be
established for timely and effective handling and response to existing
as well as emerging security and counter-terrorism challenges.

The institution of Police Chiefs’ Dialogue, assisted by members of
other security agencies on both the sides, will further enhance the
existing cooperation between the police forces of both the countries,
and thereby further consolidating a relationship that transcends
strategic partnership in the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of
Bangladesh.

During the discussion, the meeting decided to strengthen the
existing ties of the Police forces of the two neighbouring countries.

The scope of enhanced coordination to combat trans-border criminal
activities, including smuggling of drugs, Fake Indian Currency Notes
(FICN), arms and ammunition and human trafficking was also cape up in
the discussion.

Both the sides, however, emphasized the importance of this new high
level mechanism as the dialogue concluded with assurances of greater
cooperation on both the sides to address all security challenges in
future.

The institution of Police Chiefs’ Dialogue assisted by members of
other security agencies on both the sides will further enhance the
existing cooperation between the police forces of both countries and
thereby further consolidating a relationship that transcends strategic
partnership in the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Bangladesh.

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