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World Bank to approach India, Pakistan to resolve Indus Water Treaty dispute


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 25-09-2018 12:49 IST
World Bank to approach India, Pakistan to resolve Indus Water Treaty dispute

The World Bank would soon approach India and Pakistan with a fresh initiative to resolve the Indus Water Treaty dispute, its President Jim Yong Kim has told Islamabad's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, according to a statement from Pakistan's UN Mission.

It said that Qureshi met Jim at the UN on Monday and complained to him about India's Kishan Ganga and Ratle projects asserting that they were violations of the 1960 treaty.

Under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty 1960, waters of the eastern rivers - Sutlej, Beas, and Ravi - had been allocated to India and the western rivers - the Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab - to Pakistan, except for certain non-consumptive uses for India.

COUNTRY : IndiaPakistan