Indus Commission meeting: Indian delegation reaches Lahore

19 Mar, 2017 11:52 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An Indian delegation has reached Lahore via tha Wagah border on Sunday (today)  to discuss the Pak-India water conflict.


The first official meeting of the commissioners of Indus Water Treaty will be held in Islamabad on Monday. The ten-member delegation taking part in the two-day meeting comprises India’s Indus Water Commissioner PK Saxena, MEA officials and technical experts.


However, the issue of construction of controversial dams by India is not included in the agenda of two-day dialogue.


The Indus Water Commission, which is mandated to meet at least once every year, alternately in Pakistan and India, comprises Indus Commissioners from both sides and discusses technical matters related to the implementation of the Indus Water treaty.


India has fast-tracked the construction of hydropower projects worth $15 billion in Indian Occupied Kashmir and is disrupting water supplies to Pakistan.

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