Towards enhancing border security, Nepali and Indian security forces held a joint meeting in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India on March 05, 2018.
As part of the meeting, both the sides discussed ways to control movement of fake or banned currency notes, curb criminal activities, among others across the Indo-Nepal border areas.
The Indian side proposed nine different proposals pertaining to the control of human trafficking, illegal trading of animals, among others.
Meanwhile, Nepali officials have put forth 11 proposals covering issues related to the construction of makeshift bridge on the Mahakali River, curbing of illegal drug trade, ensuring collaboration at times of disasters and financing damage or other related infrastructure building projects across the border areas, among others.
Discussion on the construction of four makeshift bridges unilaterally on the Mahakali River was one of the key elements at the meeting.