and India have decided that they will jointly start the work for protection of
the banks of the common rivers early February.
consensus came on the second day of the secretary level talks of the Joint
Rivers Commission at the state guesthouse Meghna in Dhaka on Tuesday.
press briefing after the talks, India’s Water Resources Secretary Umesh Narayan
Panjiar said that he said the talks narrowed the gap about Teesta water-sharing
but it needed further talks.
would take water from river Feni for drinking for its Sabroom town but there
was not decision about it.
sides agreed to hold more talks to take decision about small irrigation and
drinking water project of Feni river.
of the water resources ministry of Bangladesh Wahid-Uz-Zaman led the 12-member
Bangladesh team while Umesh Narayan Panjiar led his team during the two-day