An important Director General-level border talks between India and Bangladesh will be next on September 13-18 at Pilkhana, the headquarters of the Bangladeshi force in Dhaka.
The meeting will discuss a host of issues related to crimes on the front and other security challenges.
The biannual talks will be held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and their counterpart Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
Newly appointed BSF DG Rakesh Asthana will lead a dozen officers strong Indian delegation that will have representatives from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the External Affairs Ministry and other government agencies.
The Bangladeshi side will be led by BGB DG Maj Gen Md Shafeenul Islam.
It may be mentioned here that the last time the two sides met was in December in Delhi.
This is going to be the 50th round of DG-level talks between the two border guarding forces and a host of confidence-building measures to enhance cooperation between the two sides will be discussed and formalised after the signing of a joint record of discussion at the end of the talks.