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Friday, July 24, 2015, Shraban 9, 1422 BS, Shawal 7, 1436 Hijr

Jamaat worries over India's river-linking project
Published :Friday, 24 July, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 14

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on Thursday expressed deep concern over India's reported move to connect Teesta-Ganga-Manas-Sankosh covering three states, saying the country will turn into a desert if the neighbouring country implements it.
 In a statement, Jamaat acting ameer Maqbul Ahmad also said the Islamist party is ready to cooperate with the government to resolve the outstanding problem with India relating to sharing of water of the common rivers.
The party suggested the government to mount pressure on Indian to hold a joint meeting to form a joint river commission immediately.     ?UNB

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