Seeking “boderless” ties among countries in the fields of education and technology, former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday said India and Bangladesh should resolve the cross-border Tipaimukh dam issue through talks.
“The competent leaderships (in the two countries) could solve the outstanding water and other issues,” he said while interacting with faculties and students of the prestigious Dhaka University on the second day of his three-day Bangladesh tour.
Mr. Kalam, however, added that “river crisis is a global crisis” and it required a broad based discussion.
His comments came as Dhaka has expressed concern over the Tapaimukh dam which it says will harm country’s interests.
Mr. Kalam suggested establishment of “borderless relations” among countries in regard to education, technology and science to lay the “foundation of development towards the 21st century”.
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