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Vol. 4 Num 218 Mon. January 05, 2004  
   
Metropolitan


BDR-BSF confce begins today in New Delhi


A director general level border conference between Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) begins in New Delhi today.

A 15-member high-powered delegation of the BDR leaves Dhaka today to attend the week-long conference.

Cross-border firing, land dispute, push-in attempts, smuggling and trafficking in women and children will dominate the discussions.

Director General of BDR Major General Jahangir Alam Chowdhury will lead the Bangladesh delegation while Director General of the BSF Ajoy Raj Sharma will lead Indian side at the discussion.

The BDR delegation is scheduled to return home on January 10, said a press release.