Summary: H.Con.Res.16 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (03/11/1997)

Congratulates the Governments of: (1) Bangladesh and India for their recent agreement on sharing the water of the Ganges River; and (2) India and Nepal on their treaty enabling the joint development of the water resources of the Mahakali River. Encourages their continued cooperation.

Urges international financial institutions and the international community to offer appropriate advice, encouragement, and assistance with respect to water resources efforts in the region.