2 J&K projects conform to Indus treaty, India tells Pak

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NEW DELHI: The annual meeting of the

Permanent Indus Commission

comprising Indus commissioners of India and

Pakistan

was held on Wednesday with the two sides discussing designs of two Indian projects, Pakal Dul (1,000 mw) and Lower Kalnai (48 mw) in

Jammu

and

Kashmir

.
The Indian side maintained that these projects were fully compliant with the provisions of the

Indus Waters Treaty

and provided technical data in support of its position.
Under the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty, signed between India and Pakistan in 1960, the two commissioners are required to meet at least once every year. The meeting could not be held last year due to the Covid 19 pandemic situation.

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