Guwahati- The 51st DG level talks between BSF and BGB commenced at Guwahati On 22nd Dec 2020. On day one, the meeting took place in two phases in which issues regarding development and infrastructure work, Sharing of information, Joint efforts for effective implementation of the coordinated Border management plan, Confidence building measures and various other Border related issues were discussed and their solutions were reached.
The BGB delegation comprises 11 members led by Maj Gen Md Shafeenul Islam, DG BGB entered India through ICP Dawki for scheduled Director General level talk at Guwahati.
Hardeep singh, Inspector General, BSF Meghalaya gave a warm welcome with bouquet to the delegation on their entrance. A guard of honor was also placed as per the standard operating procedures of the Border Security Force.
The BGB delegation took off to Guwahati after paying a small visit at BOP Dawki. On reaching Guwahati, the delegation was given a grand reception with all ceremonious formalities by Rakesh Asthana, DG BSF. The DG BGB expressed a kind salutation in return of honour.
The Conduction of DG level Talks had started in 1975 and since 1993 it became bi-annual event and held in both the nations alternatively. The objective of said meeting is to establish a joint mechanism of border management for effective control on border activities and to enhance cooperation in getting rid of various unwanted happenings like border smuggling, attacks on border, infiltration etc.
It is also a way of presenting ground level realities and plights of troops on table for being resolved. Agendas for ameliorating the relation between both the forces are also discussed in the meeting.