India, Myanmar to exchange crucial information on drug trafficking
Author: indiadmin July 10, 2019
India and Myanmar have resolved to exchange crucial information relating to drug trafficking and precursors. The decision was taken at the 4th Director General level talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) in New Delhi.
An official statement says, the two-day bilateral meeting, which will conclude, is being organized to take coordinated and concerted actions against drug trafficking between the two countries.
On the first day, both sides shared the mutual concern regarding the menace of drugs and exchanged the operational level contacts for sharing real-time information and intelligence.
The issues such as the trend of illicit poppy cultivation and heroin production in Myanmar, information on drug trafficking routes, controlled delivery operations, and sharing of best practices and training needs were also discussed.
The Indian delegation was led by NCB Director General Abhay while the Myanmar delegation was headed by CCDAC Joint Secretary Police Brigadier General Win Naing.