India has rejected Pakistan's objections to its two hydro projects on Chenab river

India has rejected Pakistan's objections to its two hydro projects on Chenab river. This was said when the high level bilateral talks with Pakistan on the Indus waters was completed. It was a two-day conversation.

This was the first official conversation between the two countries after Imran Khan became the Prime Minister. After the talks were concluded, Sindhu Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah of Pakistan said that no details will be given on this issue and no statement will be given.

India has rejected Pakistan's objections to its two hydro projects on Chenab river

Main points of the meeting

◆ India rejected Pakistan's objections to the construction of 1000 MW PokulDul Dam and 48 MW Lower Kannal hydro projects on Chenab river.

 ◆ India has invited Pakistan to send its experts to the site of Pakal Dul Dam and Lower Kadnala Hydroelectric Project next month so that their fears can be overcome.

◆ Pakistani officials asked to reduce the height of PakalDul dam by five meters but Indian officials refused to accept it. 

◆ Pakistani officials expressed some tech-based concerns about the Lower Kalnal Project.

What is the Indus Water Treaty?

◆ The Indus Water Treaty is a treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for maximum use of water of Indus and its tributaries.

 ◆ The treaty was signed by the then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan's President Ayub Khan in the mediation of the international bank (now World Bank) for the reconstruction and development in Karachi (Pakistan) on 19 September 1960.

◆ Under this treaty, water distribution and share of three eastern rivers (Ravi, Vyas, Sutlej and their tributaries) and three western rivers (Sindhu, Jhelum, Chenab and their tributaries) have been arranged.



India has rejected Pakistan's objections to its two hydro projects on Chenab river India has rejected Pakistan's objections to its two hydro projects on Chenab river Reviewed by Nuakrikhojo on August 31, 2018 Rating: 5

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