Bangladesh-India Home Minister-level talks begin tomorrow


DHAKA, July 14, 2018 (BSS) – The sixth Bangladesh-India Home Minister-level
talks would begin at 10:30 am tomorrow (Sunday) at the home ministry
conference room here in the city.

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and his Indian counterpart
Rajnath Singh will hold talks on various issues including security, border
management, cooperation in countering illegal activities, human and drug
trafficking, border killings and travel arrangements, Home Ministry Spokesman
Sharif Mahmud Apu told BSS today.

He said around 12 agendas would be discussed in the meeting.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan would lead the Bangladesh delegation, while
Indian Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh would lead Indian delegation, the
spokesman said.

Apu said two secretaries of the home ministry, Inspector General of Police,
Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard, Director General of Border Guard
Bangladesh, Director General of Rapid Action Battalion, Dhaka Metropolitan
Police Commissioner and representative from foreign affairs ministry would
join the meeting.

Earlier, the two home ministries inaugurated the new, modern and
coordinated Indian Visa Application Centre at Jamuna Future Park this
morning, while they jointly opened the Bangladesh-India Friendship Building
at the Bangladesh Police Academy, Sardah in Rajshahi later in the day.

Indian Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh arrived here yesterday on a
three-day official visit.