Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Burma border security force (Nasaka) met on March 3 at border point of Lamba Bill under Teknaf police station for border issues, said a local elder from Teknaf.
“The border issues – illegal border crossing especially Rohingya flee from homeland to Bangladesh, smuggling of drugs and goods and Bangladeshi fishermen – were discussed and find solution how to solve the issues.”
According to sources, the BGB Whykong out-post of Teknaf Battalion No. 42 organized the meeting as commander level and held inside Bangladesh.
Ten BGB personnel participated in the meeting, led by Company Commander Nurul Amin of Whykong BGB out-post while 11 Nasaka personnel led by U Sein Tun, the deputy commander of Nasaka area No. 4 and U Kyaw Myo Aung, the deputy commander of Nasaka area No. 5, participated in the meeting, official said.
In the meeting, both side highlight their willing for issues and wish to cooperate each other. Bangldesh is willing to stop the Rohingya who enter to Bangladesh illegally and to consider Bangladeshi fishermen who by mistakenly fish in Burma side and to stop smuggling especially drugs, said an official from BGB.