Bangladesh: China offers dredging assistance for flood management

Ambassador of China to Bangladesh Mr. Yao Wen visited Hon’ble Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka yesterday.

Photo by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh

The Chinese Envoy updated about different development projects in Bangladesh that are being carried out with support from China.

While exchanging views on climate change, the issue of the prevailing monsoon and its impacts on possible flood situation in the country, particularly the occurrence of flash-floods, came up.

The Chinese delegation offered to extend assistance for dredging the relevant rivers in Bangladesh for improving the capacity of the rivers to better manage flood situations.

They also reviewed the ongoing bilateral cooperation in various multilateral and international forums.