Published:  01:51 PM, 08 August 2019

Dhaka, Delhi holding secretary-level talks on water issues

Dhaka, Delhi holding secretary-level talks on water issues


Bangladesh and India are holding secretary-level talks here to discuss water-related issues between the two neighbours.

The meeting began at state guesthouse Meghna at 11am on Thursday and a media briefing is scheduled for 5:45pm.

Indian Water Resources Secretary Upendra Prasad Singh and his Bangladesh counterpart Kabir Bin Anwar are leading the delegations, an official told UNB.

Both sides are likely to discuss ways to go for a joint study to ensure the best use of Ganges water. Bangladesh and India share 54 trans-boundary rivers.

On Tuesday, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das met State Minister for Water Resources Zaheed Farooque and discussed matters related

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