Indo-Bangladesh talks on Monday; terrorism, arms and drug smuggling on agenda
The two-day talks will focus on anti-terror mechanism, information sharing and cross-border smuggling, among other issues.
New Delhi: India and Bangladesh will hold their home secretary-level talks on Monday with terrorism, smuggling and regional security high on agenda.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mozammel Haque Khan will lead the respective sides in the meeting.
The two-day talks will focus on anti-terror mechanisms, information sharing and cross-border smuggling, among other issues.
Citing official sources, PTI reported that the meeting would discuss the presence of different jihadi groups in the region and ways to tackle them.
The meeting would also discuss ways to curb the menace of cattle, narcotics and arms smuggling through the porous borders of the two countries.
Bangladesh may also seek India's help in nabbing its most wanted criminals, as well as those involved in the assassination of its founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.