LAHORE – Pakistan and India are holding the second round of talks on India’s violation of Indus Water Treaty on Thursday in Lahore headquarters of the National Engineering Services of Pakistan (Nespak).
The two sides will discuss the two under-construction controversial water reservoirs and hydro power projects by India in violation of the Indus Water Treaty.Pakistan’s Commissioner for Indus Water Syed Meher Ali Shah and his Indian counterpart P.K Saxena are leading their respective delegations at the talks.
Earlier, on the first day of talks yesterday, Pakistan reiterated its serious reservations over construction of 1000-MW Pakal Dul and 48-MW Lower Kalnai hydroelectric projects on two different tributaries of River Chenab by India.
Pakistan has demanded to reduce the height of Pakal Dul by 5-feet. Howver; no development was made on any other project including Kishan Ganga.
A joint statement will be issued after completion of the two days talks today.