Myanmar and India have agreed to act against insurgents groups operating in the two countries and strengthen collaboration in international border management (Photo: AP)
 
New Delhi (VNA) – Myanmar and India have agreed to act against insurgents groups operating in the two countries and strengthen collaboration in international border management.

The agreement was reached at the 22nd national-level meeting between Myanmar and India, which took place in New Delhi on October 25 and 26.

The Myanmar delegation was led by Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Major General Aung Thu while the Indian delegation was headed by Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba.

The agreement on international border management included construction of subsidiary border makers to better demarcate the 1,643 km border between the two nations.

The two sides also agreed on facilitating movement of people and trade across the international border and cooperate in preventing smuggling of wildlife and narcotic drugs, said an official of the Indian Minister of Home Affairs.

While in India, the Myanmar delegation also paid a courtesy visit to Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh.-VNA