UP CM Adityanath seeks Belgium's help in cleaning of Ganga

30 May 2017, 09:05 PM
UP CM  Adityanath seeks Belgium's help in cleaning of Ganga (File Photo)
UP CM Adityanath seeks Belgium's help in cleaning of Ganga (File Photo)

Seeking cooperation in the cleaning of river Ganga, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday asked Belgium government to provide new technique to clean the river before Prayag Ardh Kumbh in 2019.

Speaking to a delegation, led by Ambassador of Belgium Jan Luykx who called on the UP Chief Minister at his residence here, Yogi Adityanath said that his government was making all out efforts to clean river Ganga before the 2019 Prayag Ardh Kumbh and sought Belguim’s cooperation.

The Chief Minister asked Belgium to provide new technique for cleaning the river, an official release said.

The Ambassador also showed interest in the smart city scheme and assured help from his country in this programme.

He also expressed desire to work in the cities like Allahabad, Aligarh, Ghaziabad and other big cities of the state under the project, the release added.

First Published: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 08:57 PM

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