India & Bangladesh to set up committee for optimum use of water resources

India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum use of Ganges water. The river Ganga’s water is being received by Bangladesh under the Ganga Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

Both the countries have also agreed to prepare a framework for interim water-sharing agreement for 8 rivers including Feni, Gumti and Teesta.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI Clerk Mains:

  • Capital of Bangladesh: Dhaka; Currency: Taka; PM: Sheikh Hasina.

Source: The News On AIR

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