India-Bangladesh Water Resources Secretary level meeting

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2021-03-17 10:17:13 || Updated: 2021-03-17 10:17:13

Water Resources Secretary level meeting has been held under the Indo-Bangladesh Joint River Commission structure. The meeting was held in New Delhi on Tuesday (March 16). This information has been given in a press release of the Indian High Commission.

The Indian delegation was led by Shri Pankaj Kumar, Secretary, Water Resources, RD and GR and the Bangladesh delegation was led by Kabir Bin Anwar, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources.

According to the press release, 54 common rivers flowing through India and Bangladesh have a direct impact on the lives and livelihoods of the people of the two countries. Both sides appreciated the close cooperation that exists between India and Bangladesh in this regard.

Both sides agreed to expand cooperation in the areas of river water sharing, pollution mitigation, river bank protection, flood management, basin management, etc. A joint technical executive team will provide information on this. The discussions were fruitful and were held in a cordial atmosphere.

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