43rd BSF-BGB DG Level Border Coordination Conference at Delhi [ Current Affairs ]


6-day 43rd Director General-level border co-ordination conference is at New Delhi. It is held between the Border security Force (BSF) and the Bangladesh Border Guards (BGB). This Conference will be completed on 5th October.

Key Facts

  • Will be attended by the 22-member BGB delegation headed by Major General Aziz Ahmed, Director General; 25-member BSF delegation headed by Director General K. K. Sharma; and senior officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs, External Affairs and other law enforcement agencies.
  • First session will be started at BSF headquarters, CGO Complex, New Delhi.
  • Focus for this conference is to improve coordination between the border guarding forces of the two countries.
  • Trans-border crimes, smuggling of cattle, drugs, activities of Indian insurgent groups based in Bangladesh, prevention of illegal migration, joint efforts for effective implementation of coordinated border management plan, and confidence-building measures will be discussed.
  • Joint agreements will be signed between the DG BSF and DG BGB.
  • Last such conference was held in May 2016 in Dhaka.

Border Guards Bangladesh

  • One of the oldest uniformed forces of a Bangladesh.

Border Security Force

  • One of the 5 Central Armed Police Forces. 
  • Founded on 1st December 1965 during the 1965 War.

- Published on: September 30, 2016