Source: News Bharati English28 Jul 2016 15:34:18

New Delhi, July 28: To strengthen border management and enhance security along the Indo-Bangla border, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence, 7 RCR, on Thursday. Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, who is leading a high-level delegation to India, arrived here on July 27 is also scheduled to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.Asaduzzaman reached Delhi on Wednesday afternoon leading a high-level delegation, that also includes Home Secretary Dr Mohd Mozzamel Huq and IGP A K M Shahidul Huq, on a four-day visit for the fourth Home Minister-level talks between the two countries. The last home ministerial level talks in India were held in December, 2012 and in Bangladesh in January, 2013.

Ahead of delegation-level talks with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh, Asaduzzaman interaction with the Union Home Minister is expected to further strengthen and enhance the excellent cooperation between the two countries on security and border management matters. During the talks, there will be review of Land Boundary Agreement implementation, security and border management and other related issues.

The Indian delegation will consist of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and officers of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Border Security Force (BSF), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Coast Guard and others.

Khan had yesterday visited India’s Central Forensic Science Laboratory in the afternoon as the two countries also deliberate on how to increase coordination between security agencies of the two countries in tackling terror, particularly in the backdrop of the recent ghastly attacks in Dhaka and Sholakia on July 1 and 7 respectively, news agency The Daily Star reported.