PM responds to Khaleda`s letter on Tipaimukh issue
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Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 21:25
  
New Delhi: Seeking to assuage her concerns over Tipaimukh hydropower project in Manipur, Prime Minister Manmohan is understood to have responded to Bangladesh's top opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia's letter on the issue.

The PM has sent his reply to Begum Zia's letter, PMO sources said here on Saturday night without disclosing the content of the reply.

In her letter, Begum Zia, former Prime Minister and BNP Chairperson, is understood to have voiced concern over possible adverse effects of Tipaimukh project on the flow of water of Barak river and its consequences for lower riparian Bangladesh.

She also suggested a joint survey by the two countries of the project site and talks on the issue.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 21:25


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