Indo-Bangla coast guards hold meeting

Staff Correspondent

18 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Indo-Bangla coast guards hold meeting

Bangladesh Coast Guard director general Rear Admiral M Ashraful Haq hands over a crest to his Indian counterpart Krishnaswamy Natarajan prior to a high-level meeting at Coast Guard Headquarters in the capital on Monday. —ISPR photo

A high-level meeting between Bangladesh Coast Guard and Indian Coast Guard was held at Coast Guard Headquarters in the capital on Monday.

Bangladesh Coast Guard director general Rear Admiral M Ashraful Haq led the Bangladesh side while Indian Coast Guard director general Krishnaswamy Natarajan led the Indian site during the meeting.

The two sides discussed different border issues including drug smuggling, arms trading, human trafficking, illegal intrusion and fishing in the maritime boundary between these two nations at the meeting.

Besides, mutual cooperation and training to improve professional skills of Coast Guard members of the two countries were also discussed.

Earlier, a smart Coast Guard contingent presented a guard of honour to the Indian Coast Guard DG on his arrival at the Coast Guard Headquarters.


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