Dhaka has expressed concern about the declining flow in the trans-boundary river Teesta.
It voiced its concern at Bangladesh-India Joint Rivers Commission’s technical committee meeting in the capital yesterday.
“We’ve raised the Teesta issue and have been told that it was under consideration at an appropriate level of the Indian government,” Mir Sazzad Hossain, member of the JRC Bangladesh, told The Daily Star.
The technical committee discussed some regular issues including the water level of the Padma (the Ganges in India) and erosion of the Bangladesh-India bordering rivers. The committee will sit for a follow-up meeting in Kolkata tomorrow.

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