Saptakoshi high dam project meet kicks off

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    KATHMANDU: The 13th meeting of the Saptakoshi High Dam Project kicked-off, today.
    Anup Upadhyay, Director General of the Department of Electricity Development is leading the 10-member Nepali delegation whereas Devendra Sharma, Secretary at Central Commission for Water Resources of India is leading the 15-member Indian delegation in the two-day meeting.

    The meeting would review the progress made so far on the project and also hold discussions on geological survey carried out regarding the project, and other issues, said Director General Upadhyay.

    Senior officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Energy, Department of Water Induced Disaster Control, Nepal Electricity Authority and the General Manager of the project are attending the meeting.

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