New Delhi : The risk of drug smuggling in India is looming, as it’s located between the world's most outstanding opium manufacturing area 'Golden Crescent' and 'Golden Triangle'. Officials stated on Saturday. The two-day convention of members of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Co-operation (BIMSTEC) to fight drug trafficking ended on Friday and in addition highlighted the issue. <! –
According to the discharge issued after the convention, the geographical location of the Golden Crescent and Golden Triangle places all BIMSTEC members in a harmful place. India falls within the danger zone between the 2 facilities of opium manufacturing on the planet, Golden Crescent and Golden Triangle.
It is noteworthy that the Golden Crescent covers the areas of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, whereas the Golden Triangle is the world the place the borders of Thailand, Laos, Myanmar cease and meet on the confluence of the Mekong River. BIMSTEC is a regional group and aside from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand are its members.