Brahmaputra dams not to affect water flows to India: China

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Feb 4: Maintaining that its move to build three more dams on Brahmaputra river in Tibet will not affect the flows to down stream areas, China today said it is in "communication and cooperation" with India over cross-border river issues.
 "China has always taken a responsible attitude towards cross-border river development. China and India are maintaining communication and cooperation on the cross-border river issue," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a media briefing here.
 Hua did not specify whether the two countries are in communication regarding the new dams which it proposes to build by 2015.
 China has not officially communicated to India about the three dams even though top officials of the two countries held high level talks on a host of bilateral issues.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 5 Feb 2013 00:00:00 IST




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