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Governor inaugurates India, Bangladesh 'Friendship Gate'

Press Trust of India  |  Dawki (Meghalaya) 

Ganga Prasad today inaugurated the "Friendship Gate" constructed with an aim to have a Wagah-like ceremony for the Indian and border guards.

The Friendship Gate has been constructed near Integrated Check post here, 90 km South of capital Shillong on border with

Speaking at the event, assured that he will take up necessary steps to promote tourism in the area.

The of Bangladesh's Zahid Hasan, who was present on the occasion, and distributed sweets to both the troops at the venue.

BSF Frontier IG P K Dubey said the day is not that far when tourists from all over the country and across border will enjoy the joint retreat ceremony at ICP Dawki by troops of the BSF and the BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh).

Dubey also briefed the on the border domination and the security situation at border and also updated him on the armoury and special surveillance equipments available with the force.

The Governor also inaugurated a BSF Border outpost at during his visit to the border.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 20:55 IST