Home Minister Pu Lalchamliana yesterday summoned high officials of Mizoram Police, Assam Rifles, Border Security Force as well as representatives of Mizoram's largest NGO, the Central YMA to discuss measures for beefing up border security management.
Addressing the security personnel and others present in the meeting, Home Minister Pu Lalchamliana reiterated the importance of good coordination between the state police, the armed forces, the NGOs as well as the Local Task Forces in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in Mizoram. As requested by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Mizoram, all-out effort on their respective parts must be taken up to tighten border vigilance, in order to ensure that no illegal trespassers or immigrants without permits enter through the state's borders. The Home Minister also requested the Assam Rifles leh BSF, who are patrolling the international borders, to deploy more of their personnel even on temporary duty to those areas along the border where they do not have regular posts. He also instructed the Mizoram police officials to ensure regular visit to and monitoring of all police out-posts along the inter-state leh international borders.
Home Minister Pu Chamliana also appealed to the Joint YMA/Branch YMA representatives present in the meeting to give full cooperation to and assist the Task Forces within their local areas.
In yesterday's meeting to review and assess border security, besides the Chief Secretary Mizoram, Secretary, Home Department and senior officials of Home Department, DGP, IGP(L&O); ICP(HQ), DIG (NR), DIG, BSF; GSO-2, Assam Rifles, CYMA President, Vice President and General Secretary were also present.
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