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India cannot cease water from flowing into Pakistan as per treaty: Indus waters fee | Pakistan

Indian minister on Sunday stated New Delhi has stopped its share of water from flowing into Pakistan. Picture: File

LAHORE: Pakistani officers of the Everlasting Fee for Indus Waters on Monday stated India can’t cease the move of water into Pakistan as per the Indus Water Treaty.

Officers of the fee for Indus Waters commented on India’s transfer to cease water of three japanese rivers from flowing into Pakistan and stated, “New Delhi has constantly been concerned in water aggression.”

“The Ministry of Water and Energy is reviewing India’s measure to cease water from flowing into Pakistan. As per the Indus Water Treaty, India can’t cease water from flowing into Pakistan and in the event that they accomplish that then we’ll transfer the Worldwide Courtroom for Arbitration,” the officers stated.

“India’s Indus Water Fee didn’t apprise Pakistan relating to the transfer to cease the move of water,” the officers continued.

It’s going to take India a number of years to alter the route of the water to maintain it from flowing into Pakistan, they additional said.

Indian Union Minister of State for Water Sources Arjun Mehghwal on Sunday stated India has stopped water of three japanese rivers from flowing into Pakistan. Talking to the media, Meghwal stated that 0.53 million acre-feet of water from japanese rivers, which was flowing into Pakistan, has been stopped. This water has been saved and might be used for consuming and irrigation functions, the Indian minister of state for water sources stated. 

The Indus Waters Treaty signed in 1960, provides India management over the three japanese rivers (Ravi, Beas and Sutlej) of the Indus basin whereas it provides Pakistan authority over the three western rivers (Indus, Jhelum and Chenab). The treaty additionally assured ten years of uninterrupted water provide, throughout this era Pakistan was to construct damns. Pakistan efficiently constructed Warsak, Mangla and Tarbela dams.

Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated within the aftermath of the February 14 Pulwama assault through which over 40 Indian paramilitary troopers have been killed. India blamed Pakistan for the assault with none proof and violated Pakistan’s airspace a couple of days later.



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