Pakistan, India to open Indus Water Treaty talks today

March 20, 2017
Published in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The two-day 113th meeting of Permanent Indus Commission between Pakistan and India begins in Islamabad today.    

The agenda of the talks includes discussions on the design aspects of Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai and Miyar hydroelectric plants, flood data supply by India and programme of tours of inspection and meetings by Pakistan and India to the sites of their interest in the Indus basin.

Despite various media statements causing speculations, Pakistan showed restraint and kept on making efforts for resumption of Commission level talks.

In a statement, Pakistan welcomed the decision of the Indian government to resume the regular talks and welcomes the Indian delegation to Islamabad. –samaa/app
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Story first published: 20th March 2017


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