LAHORE - An 18-member delegation of Indian Border Security Force (BSF), led by Utthan Kumar Bansal, Additional Director General BSF, Monday crossed into Pakistan through Wahga to attend the bi-annual meeting between the Pakistan Rangers and the BSF being held in Lahore from October 13 to 16. Major General Muhammad Yaqub Khan, HI (M), Director General Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) received the delegation at the Rangers Headquarters. Earlier, at JCP Wahga, (Pakistan side) the delegation was received by Brig Shafqat Nawaz Khan DDG, Pakistan Rangers (Punjab). Major General Muhammad Yaqub Khan, along with Major General Liaquat Ali, DG Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) are leading the Pakistani delegation. The meeting is a part of the ongoing peace process between the two countries and is scheduled after six months with an aim at coordinating measures being taken by the two border forces for effective border management duties. Incidents concerning unprovoked firing by the BSF, India, trans-border smuggling, illegal border crossing from India to Pakistan, drug trafficking, repatriation of inadvertent crossers as well as Pakistani prisoners detained in Indian jails would come under discussion in the four-day meeting. Our Monitoring Desk adds: Talking to reoprters, Indian Border Security Force Additional Director-General U K Bansal said that construction of watchtowers on Pak-India border would continue, because security personnel could not be deployed at every yard, reports a private TV channel. He said that his country had installed barbed-wire on the border and construction of towers was also underway. He said forces of both the countries would have to take steps jointly to counter cross border penetration. To a question, he said that border security forces had nothing to do with the release of prisoners, as it was a matter that concerned the governments of both the countries. He didn't reply to a question about recent incident of a Pakistani's demise in Indian prison.