Bangladesh protests strongly at flag meeting, Myanmar expressed sorrow Bangladesh-Myanmar
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Bangladesh protests strongly at flag meeting, Myanmar expressed sorrow

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 31 Oct 2022, 01:49 pm

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 31: A flag meeting was held at the level of the Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) and Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) captains at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. At this time, the battalion commander of the country's border guard force (BGP) expressed sorrow over the recent incidents including the firing of mortal shells and bullets on the Bangladesh border amid the ongoing conflict inside Myanmar.

BGB Ramu Sector Commander Col. Md. Azizur Rauf said this at a press conference on Sunday (October 30) afternoon. The meeting was held at the captain's level at Southern Point, adjacent to Shahparirdwip BOP, Teknaf from 10 am to 3:30 pm.

In the meeting, Teknaf 2 BGB Battalion Captain Lt. Col. Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar led seven delegations on behalf of Bangladesh and seven BGP delegations were led by No. 1 Border Guard Police Branch, Pien Fur Police Lt. Col. Yee Wai Sho.

Ramu Sector Commander Azizur Rauf said that besides the situation arising in the border area of ​​Bangladesh-Myanmar, there was a fruitful discussion about the illegal infiltration of the country's citizens and the prevention of drug trafficking in the flag meeting. Mutual communication between the border security forces of the two friendly nations is emphasized for taking necessary steps in the future to create an atmosphere of trust and interdependence.

He also said that the head of the Bangladesh delegation expressed strong protest in the meeting regarding the flight of Myanmar security forces' helicopters over the border area of ​​Bangladesh-Myanmar, the firing of small arms and heavy weapons in the border area, and damage to property. BGP has been called upon to maintain a peaceful stand on the border, to ensure that there are no future firings inside Bangladesh due to the ongoing conflict as a result of internal strife in Myanmar. The BGP delegation expressed formal sorrow over the recent incidents on the border.