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* Sri Lanka, India discuss eradicating growing drug menace
Wed, Aug 20, 2014, 09:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 20, New Delhi: Sri Lanka and India together shared concerns today over the growing menace of narcotic drugs and latest trends in narcotics smuggling in Indo-Sri Lankan sector during the firs-ever talks between the top anti-narcotics agencies of both the countries.

The two-day Director General level talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India and Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) of Sri Lanka were held in New Delhi today.

"The two sides also agreed to continue sharing of actionable intelligence and adopt a coordinated strategy to prevent drug trafficking between both the countries," the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement today.

The two sides have discussed the present scenario of drug trafficking and agreed to improve sharing of intelligence, assistance in investigations and prosecutions and targeting drug trafficking between the two countries in particular and the region in general.

Deputy Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Vijay Kumar led the Indian delegation while the Sri Lankan delegation was headed by Senior DIG of Northern Province Pujith Jayasundara.

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