The agreement was finalised at a meeting between district magistrates of  Tripura's six border districts and deputy commissioners of four Bangladesh border districts in Agartala.

Both the countries have agreed to share information and other details on cross-border issues like smuggling, insurgent movement, narcotics, human trafficking and cattle lifting at the two-day district-level border conference in Tripura.

"From now onwards, we would exchange information and other details regularly with our Bangladesh counterparts through e-mails and telephones to resolve local and petty problems," West Tripura district magistrate Abhishek Singh said.

He said, "Problems that could not be solved between the district magistrates and deputy commissioners would be referred to the higher authorities."

Singh, who led the Indian delegations at the meeting, said besides border crimes and border problems, both the sides discussed issues related to trading between the northeastern states and Bangladesh and how to further improve the people-to-people contacts.

Similar conferences would also be held in Assam and Meghalaya in the coming days to sort out other border issues.

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