Home minister off to Delhi

DHAKA, A 16member Bangladesh delegation led by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal left here today for New Delhi to attend the 7th BangladeshIndia homeminister level talks, according to a home ministry press release.

The Bangladesh delegation reached Indira Ghandhi International Airport at 4.30 pm (local time) on a threeday official visit.

Different bilateral issues including transborder security, cross border trafficking and border management issues are expected to come up for discussion during the talks which will begin at 4pm tomorrow.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and his Indian counterpart Amit Shah will lead their respective sides at the talks, according to the home ministry officials.

The Bangladesh home minister is scheduled to return home on August 8.

The 6th round of home ministerlevel talks was held in Dhaka in October last year when Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh led the Indian side.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)