Lahore: Pakistan urged India to entertain objections about power projects on Chenab.
Pakistan can go for arbitration if India ignores concerns over power projects on Chenab. However, 48MW Lower Kalnal and 1,000MW Pakal Dul construction over River Chenab is not in Pakistan’s favor.
In the first round of talks, Pakistan’s official Syed Mohammad Mehr Ali Shah raised the complaints, conceivable answers for the issue, India’s past answers, criticism, and so forth. He told the Indian side that the complaints raised depended on actualities and must settled under the arrangements of the IWT.
He reprimanded India for giving careful consideration to Pakistan’s worries. Mr Shah likewise rebuked the Pakistani government for not persuading the global discussions of its honest to goodness worries because of absence of campaigning. Mr Shah encouraged the administration to instantly set up an abnormal state advisory group containing water specialists having limit with respect to campaigning at the worldwide level.
As indicated by authorities, India needed to put spillway of 1,000 megawatts of Pakal Dul Dam on Chenab River in Indian-involved Kashmir, around 15 meters down against as far as possible, which will give the nation undue use of holding 11,000 sections of land of feet water notwithstanding the permitted volume of water stockpiling.