Wednesday, 2 November 2011
Burma-Bangladesh cooperate meeting held in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) held cooperation meeting in Maungdaw yesterday, said a trader from Maungdaw.
“The two border security forces discussed various issues during the cooperate meeting such as the smuggling across the border, border trade, narcotic drug smuggling, border survey, stealing iron barbed wires from Burma-Bangladesh fence area and to play friendship football and Volleyball tournaments.”
According to sources, they also discussed to take back 60 Burmese nationals who have been finished their jail term and still detained in Cox’s Bazar jail, to be released Bangladeshi fishermen and woodcutters who have been detained in Burma jail and to increase and maintain good relation between two countries.”
14 BGB battalion level officers participated in the meeting, led by Chittagong Sector Commander Col. Mohamed Boshirul Islam where 17 Nasaka personnel were attended in the meeting, led by Maungdaw administration officer U Myint Aung Gyi.
The meeting was held at Maungdaw exit/entry Nasaka camp. BGB officers went to Maungdaw at about 8:30 am and returned to Bangladesh at 3:00 pm,