A bilateral border security meeting was held Monday between the security officials of Nepal and India coinciding with Bihar Panchayat elections to be held in India from September 24 to December 12 in 11 phases.
Chief District Officer of Dhanusha Bandhu Prasad Bastola said that the meeting reached an agreement on exchanging any confidential information that may jeopardise national security and hamper security environment of the election.
The meeting also focused on controlling illegal drug trading, alcohol, and increasing police vigilance in cross-border points to discourage criminal activities.
The meeting hosted by DAO, Dhanusha, was led by CDO of Siraha Pradeep Raj Kandel and Dr. Manish Kumar, Divisional Commissioner of Darbhanga, India.
CDO Bastola said that the meeting was also attended by Indian officials including District Magistrate Amit Kumar, Madhuwan, Superintendent of Police Satya Prakash, District ADM Avadesh Ram while CDO of Mahottari Tirtha Bhattarai, CDO of Saptari Janardan Gautam and other security official attended it representing the Nepali side.
Source : TRN,