Technical works of Teesta water sharing underway: State Minister

Sun Online Desk

21st September, 2019 01:43:28 printer

Technical works of Teesta water sharing underway: State Minister

State Minister for Water Resources Zahid Faruk on Friday said discussions are going on between India and Bangladesh over Teesta River management and water sharing.

Technical works are underway, he said while visiting CC Block and geo bag placing activities at Dharla River embankment at Rajarhat upazila in Kurigram district.

“We’ll ensure that the two countries use Teesta water properly so that people on both sides of the border are benefited,” Faruk said.

Asked about erosion in Kurigram, he said the government is working to reduce erosion within two to three years in the area.

Faruk also visited new project areas in Nagrakura Tea Head Grown Embankment and Brahmaputra River Embankment protection dam.

According to Kurigram Water Development Board sources, development works of Tk 302 crore are underway in the district.


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