ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday warned that India itself would suffer if it violated the Indus Waters Treaty.
The state minister addressing a national consultation on ‘Pakistan’s Water Challenge’ said despite India’s antagonistic and irresponsible attitude, Pakistan has demonstrated tolerance and responsibility because it is an issue of regional peace and water security.
She said the government is evolving a comprehensive strategy to overcome challenges pertaining to the Indus Waters Treaty. She said that Pakistan had the capacity and capability to deal with the matter and overcome the situation.
Ms. Aurangzeb said India had been invited for talks under the prime minister’s vision for a peaceful neighborhood as the matter was linked to the progress of the people of both countries.