Official spokesperson said,
According to officals, both the Ministers held a detailed review of various Water Resources Projects in a meeting which lasted over 90 minutes. It was agreed that the field work of Saptkosi High Dam Project should be expedited to complete the detailed project report early., he added.
The Nepalese Minister for Water Resources assured that his Government would provide necessary cooperation including security to the field staff to complete the task in the minimum possible time.
Discussions were also held on the Pancheshwar Multi-Purpose Project. The Minister of Water Resources Nepal requested that the work on the project which has already been delayed for quite some time, should be expedited in the spirit of Mahakali Treaty – 1996.
Explaining the import of the Nepalese Prime Minister Shri Prachanda’s and his delegation’s visit, Prof Soz emphasized that the discussions at the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s level and at other levels have been spectacularly successful and a new era of mutual cooperation and trust has ushered in, particularly in the Water Management sector.