On October 26, 2018, the two day 22nd National Level Meeting between India and Myanmar concluded in New Delhi.

1.In the meeting:

  • The Indian delegation was led by: Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gaubaand
  • The Myanmar delegation was led by: Deputy Minister, Ministry of Home Affairs, Major General Aung Thu.

2.The following was discussed in the meeting:

  • Cooperation in preventing smuggling of wildlife and narcotic drugs,
  • Cooperation on international border management,
  • Action against insurgent groups operating within their territories,
  • Construction of subsidiary pillars to better demarcate the border.

Background:

Naga rebel outfit NSCN (Khaplang), an insurgent group said to be operating from camps across the border in Myanmar, had killed 18 Army personnel in an ambush in Manipur.

Myanmar:

♦ Capital: Naypyidaw.

♦ Currency: Burmese kyat.

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