Indus Water Treaty: Pakistan, India to resume talks today

Monday 20 March 2017 2 months ago 41   Islamabad   Print

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Report  Web desk : The two-day meeting between Indus Water commissioners of Pakistan and India will begin in Islamabad today (Monday). The Pakistan delegation will be headed by Mirza Asif Saeed while P.K. Saxena will lead the Indian team during the two-day talks.Pakistan has listed three Indian hydro projects in their agenda for discussion, contending these violate the Indus Water Treaty. Pakistan is set to raise issues related to three dams 1000 MW Pakuldul on Chenab, 120 MW Miyar, located across Miyar Nalla which is a right bank main tributary of River Chenab and the 43 MW Lower Kalnai hydro project on Lower Kalnai Nalla, a tributary of river Chenab.(01)