China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) pledged on Wednesday to enhance cooperation in the management of water resources shared by the two nations.
A visiting delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources and its DPRK counterparts held a meeting and reported on the hydrological condition of cross-border water.
The two sides were satisfied with achievements made in the cooperation in hydrological technology and vowed to increase cooperation and communication in this area.
They also reached a consensus on improving flood-control capability, strengthening hydrological supervision and personnel training.
After the talks, the two sides signed a Minutes of Talks on cooperation in hydrological services in the Yalu and Tumen rivers.
The Chinese delegation, headed by Liu Ning, chief engineer of China's Ministry of Water Resources, arrived last Friday for a visit.
(Xinhua News Agency October 30, 2008)