A constructive engagement between Pakistan and India during a latest round of water talks held here has raised hopes for an amicable resolution of the dispute, according to a top international expert.
The World Bank, which hosted the talks at its headquarters two weeks ago, also noticed this positive change and mentioned it in a press release on August 1, noting that the “meetings … were held in a spirit of goodwill and cooperation”, Dawn news reported on Thursday.
Islamabad and New Delhi disagree over construction of the Kishenganga (330MW) and Ratle (850MW) hydroelectric power plants being built by India. Islamabad contends that the technical design features of the two plants contravene the Indus Waters Treaty. Read more