SANGSAD BHABAN, The government has taken a plan to
form a commission on GangesBrahmaputraMeghna (GBM) river basins to manage
water resources in transboundary rivers and get equity share of water from
we have undertaken a plan to form an organisation on Ganges
BrahmaputraMeghna river basins, such as River Basin Organisation or River
Basin Commission, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said while placing the
budget for fiscal 201920 in the Parliament here today.
In his budget speech, he said the commission is expected to be formed under
the Framework Agreement on Cooperation for Development signed between
Bangladesh and India in 2011 for water resource management and development of
crossborder rivers through subregional cooperation.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)