World Bank Assures ‘Neutrality’ In Indo-pak Talks Over Indus Water Treaty

World Bank Assures ‘Neutrality’ In Indo-pak Talks Over Indus Water Treaty

The World Bank has assured its continued neutrality and impartiality in helping India and Pakistanfind an “amicable way forward” during talks over issues related to two of India’s hydroelectricity projects under Indus Waters Treaty.

Welcoming the participation of India and Pakistan in the talks to be held here on Monday, World Bank’s Vice President for South Asia region Annette Dixon said, “We are pleased both parties have confirmed their participation in the meeting hosted by the World Bank in Washington, DC.”

“The World Bank welcomes the spirit of goodwill and cooperation,” Dixon said in a letter to the Indian Ambassador to the US, Navtej Sarna.

In the letter dated July 25, the World Bank assured the the Indian envoy its “continued neutrality and impartiality in helping the parties to find and amicable way forward.”

“We hope that all parties will come to the table prepared to find a way forward that safeguards the Treaty,” it said. Read More…

 

 

Credit By : ET Energy World

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