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  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 4 Jan 2019- 12:12 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain on Wednesday defended handing Abdul Razzak Dawood’s company, Descon, the contract of Mohmand dam’s construction. Dawood is also an
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation India has not fulfilled its portion of responsibilities under the Indus Waters Treaty, Pakistan Foreign Advisor C said yesterday, amidst the Pakistan concerns over construction of new dams by the eastern neighbour. Last week, Prime
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A delegation of the Pakistani government met this week with senior officials of the World Bank to discuss reports that India is considering revocation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. In August, Pakistan formally referred disputes
  • 2 Sep 2016- 00:10 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Asian Review Just as the Philippines hauled China before an international arbitral tribunal in The Hague over Beijing's expansive claims in the South China Sea, Pakistan recently announced its intent to drag India before a similar, specially
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the country’s National Assembly on August 15th that India is not fully abiding by the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty. Ali said that India is constructing a
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government will turn to a court of arbitration to intervene in its dispute with India over that nation’s hydropower projects in the Kashmir region, power and water ministry officials said this week. “It would not be The
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 15 Jul 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The construction of the Diamer Bhasha dam being built on the Indus River, and slated to be one of the highest dams in the world, is blocked due to conflicts over a tiny patch of land. There is an eight kilometre stretch of land
  • 9 Dec 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government plans to ask the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert to help resolve the conflict between Pakistan and India over hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir region. “We have decided to move World Bank
  • 19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Foreign Office has written to the Indian government this week, seeking that country’s consent to appoint a neutral expert to arbitrate in their dispute over two Indian two hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir
  • 13 Oct 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Today India is denying Pakistan its water rights by building dams on rivers that provide Pakistan water, in violation of international water agreements and accords, according to Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani. Access Climate Conflict Policy
  • 17 Aug 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Pakistan today signed a loan of $42.9 million for upgrading water management and irrigation systems in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), paving the way for the
  • 17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is lending the Pakistani government $43 million USD to support the FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) Water Resources Development Project, the Finance Ministry said in a statement this week.

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