DHAKA: Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam said water management system is necessary for the development of South Asia.
He came up with the statement while speaking at a press conference held at city’s Chameli House on Thursday.
Kalam visited Bangladesh to attend a meeting organized by Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP).
“The most important thing for the advancement of the region is water management. If we can do this, production, growth and other development will expand”, he added.
Replying to a query of the journalists about Indian nuke project, the ‘Missile Man’ said, “India has made nuclear weapon to stabilize peace in the region. The weapon has created balance of power and kept India safe from various problems.”
Earlier on Wednesday, the noted scientist arrived in Dhaka.
He is expected to leave Dhaka at around 6 pm on Thursday.
BDST: 1626 HRS, JUL 05, 2012
Edited by: Kaiser Ahmed, Newsroom Editor / Mohammed Humayun Kabir, Sr Newsroom Editor