Indo-Bangla task force to check fake currency notes

Indo-Bangla task force to check fake currency notes

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Bangladesh and India on Thursday agreed to cooperate with each other to control the circulation of fake currency notes.
The decision was taken at a 2-day long Joint Task Force meeting on Fake Currency notes between Bangladesh and India held at Police Headquarters in Dhaka.
The Joint Task Force meeting, which began on Wednesday ended on Thursday.Additional Inspector General of Police (Admin) of Police headquarters Mukhlesur Rahman led 19 member Bangladesh delegation, while his counterpart Inspector General of Indian National Intelligence Agency (NIA) SK Singh led 12 members Indian delegation in the task force meeting.
Briefing reporters after the meeting on Thursday, Additional IGP Mukhlesur Rahman said India expressed their concern over the circulation of fake currency notes as counterfeit notes are entering inside India through bordering countries, including Bangladesh.
We want to stop circulation of fake currency notes.  After elaborately discussions, we have agreed to cooperate with each other sharing intelligence and information  to stop the illegal circulations of fake currency notes, Additional IGP Mukhlesur Rahman said.
We are also cooperate with each other to identify the routes of fake note currency smugglings, he added.
Though the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has sufficient capable to identify fake currency notes, India offered to provide  technical and other support, including training and workshops, in this regard, the Additional IGP said.
Alongside discussion of controlling fake currency notes, the meeting also elaborately discussed other crimes, including money laundering, terror funding, smugglings of drugs, specially phensudyle and small arms, he said and adding that Indian side assured to provide allout cooperation in this regard.
Mukhlesur Rahman said the joint task force meeting was organised following a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the close neighboring countries. As per the MoU, two meetings are being held in every year. Last meeting was held in India, he added.
IG of Indian National Intelligence Agency (NIA) SK Singh said the meeting was held in most cordial manner as well as friendly atmosphere. – News Desk

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