Pakistan has clarified to the Indian authorities that gift style of the New Delhi’s Wullar barrage isn’t acceptable for Islamabad, whereas India has entailed water transpiration system from main cities of Kashmir, ARY NEWS reports.
Pakistan and India on Thursday opened a two-day talks in Islamabad to resolve dispute over a planned dam in Kashmir, that Pakistan fears can stop the flow of water to the country and threaten irrigation and power comes.
India started building the Wullar barrage-Tulbul navigation project in 1985, however the work was stopped when 2 years as Pakistan raised objections that the dam would disrupt the flow of water into the Jhelum River, that flows into Pakistan.
Pakistan argues the dam violates the 1960 Indus water-sharing treaty between the 2 neighbors and has blamed India for attending to store water and management what quantity would be allowed to flow to Pakistan. However, India denied the claim.
India said it needed to make the dam to form a shallow 20-km stretch of the river navigable throughout the dry summer months and insists the treaty permits construction to ease navigation.
The Indian aspect is led by Water Resources Secretary Dhruv Vijai Singh whereas Water and Power Secretary Javed Iqbal is heading the Pakistani team.
In today’s talks, India sought an early resolution so it will resume work on the project and Pakistan entailed removing its worry.
A joint press statement is anticipated to be released on Friday, officers said.
Whoever, sources said Pakistan has rejected Indian style of Wullar barrage to be created on Pakistan’s Jehlum River, that Indian aspect agreed to alter.
India conjointly presented numerous suggestions during this regard. It proposed a water transpiration system from Kashmir’s Baramulla to Sri Nagar. Pakistan’s response on it’s nevertheless to be revealed within the joint press statement.