India & Pakistan expected to hold discussion on Indus Water Treaty

India & Pakistan expected to hold discussion on Indus Water Treaty

India and Pakistan are expected to hold discussion on various aspects of the Indus Water Treaty in Islamabad later this month. Sources in the External Affairs Ministry said, the Indian Commissioner has accepted his Pakistani counterpart’s invitation for the meeting to take place in the second half of March.
Permanent Indus Commission is a bipartisan body entrusted with everyday implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty, which mandates it to meet at least once every year, alternately in India and Pakistan. It comprises of Indus Commissioners from both sides and discusses technical matters related to implementation of the Treaty. Sources said, mutually convenient dates and agreeable agenda are worked out directly by the Commissioners themselves and the Government has no role in this regard.
Regular meetings of the Commission deal with technical matters concerned with implementation of the Treaty and do not amount to talks between the two governments.

Previous Re-captured town of Palmyra from IS militants, says Syrian military
Next Bill against outsourcing re-introduced in Congress

About author

You might also like

national 0 Comments

Modi urges people to save every drop of water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to take pledge to save every drop of water. In a tweet, Modi said, this year, United Nations has chosen a valid theme-

Others State 0 Comments

‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ to be launched on April 01

New Delhi, March 23: “Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be launched in District Nellore, Andhra

International 0 Comments

Bill Gates says Indian-American’s book left him in tears

When Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2013, he was a 36-year-old on the verge of making big contributions to the world with his mind and hands. He

national 0 Comments

Students clear 600 kg garbage from Mumbai beach in two days

The movement to clean city’s beaches is gaining momentum, with students from 12 Mumbai colleges starting a year-long clean-up drive at the dirtiest beach, Chimbai in Bandra. About 250 college

national 0 Comments

People of country have faith in Modi govt for its pro-poor schemes, policies: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has expressed confidence that BJP will come to power in Odisha in 2019. Naidu, who reached Bhubaneswar this morning to attend the BJP’s national executive meeting,

national 0 Comments

Sushma seeks report over attack on African students

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said she has spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi about the alleged attack on African students in Greater Noida. In a series

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply