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India, Bangladesh 14th Joint Group of Customs Meeting held in New Delhi

India, Bangladesh 14th Joint Group of Customs Meeting held in New Delhi

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India, Bangladesh 14th Joint Group of Customs Meeting held in New Delhi

14th JGC Meeting between India and Bangladesh: The 14th Joint Group of Customs (JGC) meeting between India and Bangladesh was held on 21st and 22nd August, 2023 in New Delhi.

India, Bangladesh 14th JGC Meeting co chaired by

The 14th JGC Meeting between India and Bangladesh was co-chaired by Member (Customs), Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, India and Member (Customs: Audit, Modernization and International Trade), National Board of Revenue, Bangladesh.

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India, Bangladesh 14th JGC Meeting: Discussion

The India, Bangladesh 14th Joint Group of Customs (JGC) meeting discussed a host of bilateral issues such as opening of new land customs stations, easing port restrictions, development of road and rail infrastructure, pre-arrival exchange of customs data and a bilateral agreement on customs cooperation.

14th JGC Meeting: Key Highlights

The India-Bangladesh Joint Group of Customs meetings are held on an annual basis to discuss issues relating to customs cooperation and cross-border trade facilitation.

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These meetings play a vital role in enhancing connectivity and developing trade infrastructure for smooth customs clearance at land borders. There are 62 Land Customs Stations (which include land border crossing points, railway stations and river banks/ports) along the India-Bangladesh Border in the States of West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

Static Current Affairs related to Bangladesh for upcoming exams

  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Largest city: Dhaka
  • Official language: Bengali
  • National language: Bengali
  • President: Mohammed Shahabuddin
  • Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina
  • Chief Justice: Hasan Foez Siddique
  • Total Population 2022 census: 169,828,911
  • Currency: Taka (৳)

Static Current Affairs related to India for upcoming exams

  • President of India: Droupadi Murmu 
  • Vice President of India: Jagdeep Dhankhar
  • Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi 
  • Chief Justice of India: Justice DY Chandrachud
  • Lok Sabha Speaker of India: Om Birla 
  • Capital of India: New Delhi 
  • Largest city of India: Mumbai 
  • Official languages of India: Hindi / English 
  • Currency of India: Indian rupee (₹) (INR) 
  • Total Population of India 2018 estimate: Neutral increase 1,352,642,280 

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