Agartala, Jan 31 (IANS): District heads and border guards of India and Bangladesh will meet here on Tuesday to curb border crimes and to increase trade between the northeastern States and Bangladesh, an official said here on Saturday.
District Magistrates and other officials of Tripura's six districts will meet the Deputy Commissioners of four Bangladesh districts on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss and finalise strategies to deal with border crime, fencing and better coordination between the district administrations on both sides.
"Besides border crimes and bordering problems, the two-day meeting would also discuss the problems relating to trading between the northeastern states and Bangladesh," said Abhishek Singh, District Magistrate and Collector of West Tripura district.
He said: "Such District Magistrate level meetings would help both India and Bangladesh to resolve pending problems and petty issues quickly."
District Magistrates of Tripura's West Tripura, Unokoti, North Tripura, Khowai, Dhalai and Sepahijala, while Deputy Commissioners of Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria, Moulavi Bazar, Rangamati and Habiganj would take part in the meet.
India and Bangladesh governments had decided to hold district magistrate-level meetings to resolve various issues.
Similar conferences would be held in the other northeastern states of Assam and Meghalaya to sort out border issues.