H.Con.Res.16 - Concerning the urgent need to improve the living standards of those South Asians living in the Ganges and the Brahmaputra River Basin.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] (Introduced 02/06/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Banking and Financial Services | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/12/1997 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.16 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
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.