Backtracking from its agreement, India refuses Pakistan's demand

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Backtracking from its agreement, India refuses Pakistan's demand

NEW DELHI - India has refused to accept Pakistan's demand.

As per the media report India has refused to allow Pakistan to inspect the controversial water projects being built on the Chenab River.

A private media outlet reported that Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters Syed Mehr Ali Shah had telephoned his Indian counterpart PK Saxena on this account. Shah reminded him of talks held in Lahore two months ago where both sides had spoken about Pakistani experts inspecting the projects.

According to reports, Saxena rejected the Pakistan demand.

Shah had earlier written to his Indian counterpart in this regard and had emphasised Pakistan’s right to inspect water projects being built on the river in accordance with the Indus Waters Treaty. Pakistan had also sought pertinent data, which was refused by India.

A Pakistani team was expected to visit India this month to inspect the water projects. India cancelled the planned visit at the last moment.