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Pakistan asks India to share data of Kishanganga dam

ISLAMABAD: With water dispute lingering between the two neighbouring countries, Pakistan has asked India to share the data showing inflow and discharge of water at the Kishanganga hydropower project. Pakistan's Commissioner for Indus Waters Syed Muhammad Mehr Ali Shah was quoted as saying in a report that Pakistan recently asked the Indian authorities to give dates for inspection of the Kishanganga dam as soon as possible. It may be noted here that government of India has already taken back its decision to allow…

Controversial Kishanganga dam: Pakistan approaches World Bank to protect water rights

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has sent a four-member delegation to World Bank in Washington to raise inauguration of Kishanganga hydropower plant by India in violation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). The move comes a day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 330-megawatt Kishanganga hydropower station. Pakistan has opposed the project as it violates a World Bank-mediated treaty on the sharing of waters from the Indus and its tributaries upon which 80 percent of its irrigated agriculture depends. New…

Pakistan to take up controversial Kishanganga dam with World Bank

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has decided to approach the top World Bank officials to apprise them of its serious concern over inauguration of Kishanganga hydro power project by India this week in violation of the Indus Water Treaty. Talking to reporters here, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said a four-member delegation, led by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali, will hold talks with the officials of the World Bank, which serves as a mediator between both the neighboring countries regarding the…