Indo-Bangla Secy-Level talks from 15
DHAKA: The 3-day long 13th round of Home Secretary level talks between Bangladesh and India will be held from October 15 to 17 here.
Indian Home Secretary RK Singh will lead a 10-member delegation to Bangladesh to hold talks with his counterpart CQK Mustaq Ahmed.
The last meeting of the Home Secretaries between India and Bangladesh was held from November 19 to 21 November in 2011 at New Delhi.
The Indian delegation will comprise senior officers from the Home Ministry, External Affairs Ministry, Narcotics Control Bureau and Border Security Force etc.
The Talks will focus on further expanding and strengthening mutual cooperation in the security and border related issues between the two countries and capacity building of Bangladesh police officers.
During his visit, Indian Home Secretary is likely to call on Foreign Minister, Home Minister, Minister for Disaster Management and Relief and Commerce Minister.
Indian Home Secretary along with his Bangladesh counterpart will also visit Agartala–Akhaura international border outposts to review the state of infrastructure along the India-Bangladesh border.
The Home Secretary Level Talks will be preceded by a meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Working Group on Security on October 15, 2012.
Shambhu Singh, Joint Secretary (NE) and Dr Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Additional Secretary (Pol) will lead the respective Indian and Bangladesh delegation to the JWG meeting.
BDST: 1710 HRS, OCT 08, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor / SM Salahuddin, Output Editor