JS body for ending excavation of rivers in Rangpur division in 2021

DHAKA, Jan 7, 2021, (BSS) – The 15th meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Water Resources was held at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban today.

The meeting was chaired by committee Chairman Ramesh Chandra Sen, said a press release here.

The meeting discussed in detail the progress of excavation work of rivers in Rangpur division and made a recommendation to complete the excavation by 2021, taking advantage of the current dry season, added the release.

The meeting discussed in detail the nature of the river Jamuna flowing between Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts and the steps taken to keep the river flowing properly.

Committee members State Minister for Water Resources Zahid Faruk, State Minister for Religious Affairs Mohammad Faridul Haque Khan, AKM Enamul Haque Shamim, Salma Chowdhury, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources, Director General of Bangladesh Water Development Board and concerned officials of the Ministry and Jatiya Sangsad Secretariat were present-among others in the meeting.


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