India objects frequent intrusions by Pak fishermen

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Jaisalmer, Aug 28 (UNI) India today took serious exception to Pakistani fishermen's frequent intrusions in Indian waters in the Arabian sea and urged Pakistan to take preventive steps in this regard.

The issue figured at the joint meeting of officers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pak Rangers held at the Zero Line along Munabau in Barmer district today.

The Indian team led by BSF Deputy Inspector General S S Jodha raised strong objection over Pakistani fishing boats' frequent entry into the Indian waters in the Harami Nalah region in the Arabian sea.

The Pakistan team, led by Brigadier Latif, assured that appropriate action would be taken by the concerned authorities in this regard.

The Indian officials also objected over the reported constructions within the 150 yard stretch along the international border. The Pakistan officials assured that no such construction would be made in the said border belt.

The Pakistan authorities also urged their Indian counterpart to ensure that Indian flood lights are not directed to the transborder areas.

Indian officers assured that security personnel would ensure that lights were not directed towards Pakistani territories.


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