MINSK, 24 October (BelTA) – Belarus and Poland plan to sign an agreement on cooperation in the protection and rational use of transboundary waters, BelTA learned from the website of the Belarusian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
The ministry played host to a meeting of the Belarusian-Polish working group on water resources. The parties discussed the draft agreement between the governments of Belarus and Poland on cooperation in the protection and rational use of transboundary waters, the procedure of its coordination and signing. The parties also considered issues of updating flood threat and risk maps on the Belarusian-Polish border.
Taking part in the meeting were representatives of Belarus' Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Belarus' Central Research Institute of Multipurpose Use of Water Resources of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Border Committee, and also representatives of the Polish Department of Planning and Water Resources of the Water Resources Division and the Flood and Drought Modeling Center of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management.