KATHMANDU: The Home Secretarial level talk of Nepal and India has kicked off in the Capital on Saturday. The talks will dwell on matters relating to curbing cross-border criminal activities and improving security arrangement along the border of the two countries.
Spokesperson of Ministry of Home Shankar Prasad Koirala informed that the secretarial level meeting will hold discussion on the matters related to mutual interest and benefits.
The bilateral meeting would also touch on the measures both the countries could take up to curb trafficking in human and smuggling of red sandalwood and Indian fake currency notes.
Last year, it was agreed for greater cooperation and information exchange between security bodies of both countries in combating terrorism, arms smuggling, insurgency, smuggling of fake currency and human trafficking.
Earlier, a 13-member talks team headed by the Home Secretary of India R K Singh arrived in Kathmandu this morning to take part in the meeting.
Singh has been leading a 16-member talks team while Home Ministry Secretary Nabin Kumar Ghimire is heading the Nepali delegation in the meeting.
Top officials of Ministry of Home, Foreign Affairs, Law and Justice, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers among other officials are also included in the Nepal delegation.
Likewise, Chief District Officers of Morang and Parsa district, and top officials of the Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department, among others are taking part in the meeting.
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