The Centre on Thursday approved implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam project + on the Ravi in Punjab. The move will allow India to use the water which at present goes “waste” flowing through the Madhopur Headworks downstream to Pakistan.
The Pakistan government would provide land for a railway station in Kartarpur and the construction of lodging and boarding facilities near all Sikh pilgrimage sites in the country, a media report said on Thursday.
India has postponed the scheduled inspection of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river by Pakistani experts following the fresh tension in bilateral ties and cancellation of foreign ministers’ meeting in New York, according to a media report here Wednesday.
The International Crisis Group has reported widespread discontent with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among the local people over issues like inadequate employment and the overbearing presence of the military in civilian life along the 2,700km corridor.
Pakistan and Russia have finalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for conducting a “feasibility study” of a planned undersea gas pipeline.
Pakistan’s anti-corruption agency has approved an inquiry into former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his predecessor Nawaz Sharifover a liquefied natural gas(LNG) terminal project, the agency said.
Pakistan warned on Friday that water issues with India can lead to a dangerous situation and that Islamabad wants a peaceful resolution of such problems as per the spirit of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).
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.
Pakistan today approached the World Bank amid reports that India could revoke the 56-year- old Indus Water Treaty, with senior Pakistani officials taking up the matter with the international lender which had mediated the water-sharing deal
India’s first floating storage and regasification terminal or FSRU could begin importing LNG as early as the fourth quarter of this year on the country’s west coast, the project’s developer H-Energy Gateway Private Ltd and France’s Engie, said in separate statements this week.