Bangladesh to invite WHC team to visit Sundarbans
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Dhaka, July 10 -- Bangladesh will invite World Heritage Committee (WHC) team to visit the Sundarbans and adjoining areas to prepare report on the environmental issue regarding the Rampal power plant, Prime Minister's Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury said Wednesday.
"We'll fully cooperate with the WHC team although it wasn't an obligation for Bangladesh to invite them," he said while briefing reporters on Bangladesh's joining of the 43rd WHC session in Azerbaijan.
He said 21 member nations, including Bangladesh, joined the conference.
When the issue of Sundarbans came up for talks, a committee of the UN body raised objection about the ongoing works around Sundarbans giving some misleading information.
"But the Bangladesh dele...
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