New Delhi: India and Nepal’s border guarding forces are set to engage in a three-day bilateral meeting in Delhi, starting on November 6. This marks the seventh edition of their annual coordination talks.
The meeting, led by India’s Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) director general Rashmi Shukla and Nepal’s inspector general of the Armed Police Force (APF), Raju Aryal, aims to enhance cooperation in curbing trans-frontier crimes and ensuring the timely exchange of intelligence information.
The talks serve as a crucial platform for both forces to discuss border-related matters. The focus of this meeting is on developing effective mechanisms to jointly combat trans-border crimes and facilitate the swift exchange of critical information between the two border guarding forces.
The SSB, responsible for guarding the 1,751 km India-Nepal open international border, falls under the Union Home Ministry. These annual talks have been taking place alternatively in India and Nepal since 2012.