The National Security Committee of Pakistan on 2nd May asked the Water Resources Division to forcefully pursue the violations of the Indus Water Treaty by India with the World Bank.
The meeting had in attendance all the biggies – PM, Interior Minister, Finance Minister, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of the Army, Navy and Air Force, ISI Director General, National Security Adviser and other senior civil and military officials. Pakistan has been pursuing the World Bank to recognise its responsibility under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 and address its concern over the Kishanganga project on the Jhelum river and the Ratle hydro power project on the Chenab.
The Council of Common Interests and the Water Charter recently approved the Water Policy signed by the Prime Minister and four Chief Ministers to avert the water crisis in Pakistan. Kishanganga dam is due for inauguration in May. Read More
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