Flag meeting between Nasaka and BGB Concludes with an Agreement to Restore Border Peace

Dhaka: A commander level flag meeting between Nasaka, the border security force of Burma and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and was concluded on Tuesday with an agreement to restore a peaceful atmosphere on the Burma – Bangladesh border, said a Narinjara correspondent from Cox’s Bazar.

“They discussed normal issues, not any strange things. Then both sides discussed the issues of the Muslim influx from Burma, Yaba and smuggling protection. Both sides agreed to restore peaceful atmosphere on border,” he said.

The two hour flag meeting was held at the Ghundum government Primary School in Naikkongchhori Township of Bangladesh, opposite the small Burmese town Taungbro located along the Bangladesh Burma border on Tuesday afternoon.

In the meeting Col Mohammad Khalequzzaman led an 11-member Bangladesh team while Wanna Zaw, deputy director of NASAKA, led a 13-member Myanmar team.

Nasaka and BGB agreed to meet at least once a month.

During the meeting Nasaka informed BGB that the Burmese authority is arranging to hand over 238 recently released Bangladeshi prisoners from Sittwe under the last presidential amnesty, to Bangladesh authorities.