Dhaka refutes India reports on transit for Burma gas
Dhaka, 3 June 03: Bangladesh has refuted an Indian press report that it agreed to allow transit facility for the supply of natural gas from Burma and Tripura to West Bengal through pipeline, according to today’s independent quoted from UNB.
“ It is not correct. No decision has so far been taken in this regards,” state minister for Energy AKM Mosharraf Hossain told UNB when asked about the report published in the Time of India yesterday.
“ There is a proposal to allow
The minister said a decision in this regard would be taken in due course of time and made public, as the present government believes in transparency.
But, it said,
The Time of India quoted West Bengal Industry Ministry Nirupam Sen as saying that the state was looking for gas from
We have already told the Centre that