Nepal, India agree to ensure effective border security

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Kathmandu: Nepal and India security officials have agreed to make Nepal-India border security further effective.

A two-day-long sixth annual coordination meeting between the Armed Police Force, Nepal (APF) and India’s Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was held in APF Headquarters in Kathmandu, the APF, Nepal said issuing a press statement on Thursday.

During the meeting concluded on Thursday, Inspector General of AFP, Nepal Raju Aryal and Director General of SSB Sujoy Lal Thaosen led the respective countries’ teams.  

During the meeting, the two sides agreed to make border security further effective, control cross-border crimes and make borders more secure while ensuring continued coordination and information exchange between the two security agencies.

Likewise, the establishment of help desks at the border points would be continued as agreed, according to the APF, Nepal.