The Maldives Environment Ministry has inked a US$8.6 million (Maldivian Rufiyaa MVR133 million) contract with the UAE-based Water Engineering Services FZE to establish drinking water facilities on 32 islands.
India has pushed Bangladesh for keeping its land ports open to facilitate easy entry of products from the north-eastern states. The aim is to boost exports from a region that is in need of more connectivity and development.
Moody's Investors Service report on Wednesday has cut India's GDP growth forecast to 7.3 per cent in 2018, from previous forecast of 7.5 per cent due to higher oil prices and tighter financial conditions.
India and The Netherlands agreed to boost their bilateral trade and investment and strengthen cooperation across a variety of critical sectors, from agriculture and food processing to water management and science and technology.
India is in a “good position” to deal with any fallout from global trade tensions and with right policies can reach an 8 percent-plus growth rate and hold it, according to a UN economist monitoring the country.
For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan
Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.