India, Myanmar decide to curb narco-terrorism



Aizawl: The second Border Liaison Officers meeting between India and Myanmar, decided that the two neighbouring countries should work together in curbing narco-terrorism, smuggling of rare orchids, animal organs and sandalwood.

An official statement said here today that the Indian team led by Vijay Kumar Bidhuri, deputy commissioner of Mizoram-Myanmar border Champhai district described the BLO meeting, held this week at Falam in Chin State of Myanmar, as "extremely successful" with both the sides agreeing to all the agendas put forward at the meeting.

The two sides also agreed to organise cultural exchange between Champhai district and Falam district during festive seasons and that the Myanmarese government should allow free movement of Indian citizens upto 16 kilometres inside its teritorry as being implemented by the Indian government and the government of Mizoram.

Exchange of information regarding criminals and insurgents operating on the border areas and extradition of such absconding criminals also figured at the meeting.

PTI