What objection was raised by Pakistan against Indian dams in violation of Indus Water Treaty?
ISLAMABAD - The first round of two-day talks between water commissioners of Pakistan and India over two controversial hydropower projects being built by New Delhi in occupied Kashmir concluded in Lahore this afternoon (Wednesday).
Pakistan has serious reservations over violations of Indus Water Treaty by India while building 1000 MW Pakal Dul and 48-MW Lower Kalnai hydroelectric projects.
Pakistan demanded India to decrease the height of Pakal Dul project by five meters.
Pakistani delegation at the talks was led by Indus Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah while the nine-member Indian delegation was headed by P. K. Saxena.
The talks will continue tomorrow (Thursday) also