Lahore (Staff Report): An Indian delegation will arrive Lahore through the Wagah border today (Sunday) to attend in the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) meeting to discuss ongoing tensions between Pakistan and India over Indus Water Treaty violation, beginning March 20 in Islamabad.
The 10-member Indian delegation will participate in 2-day meeting session comprises India's Indus Water Commissioner PK Saxena, MEA officials and technical experts.
Experts reported that India has violated the Indus Water Treaty by constructing five large dams. The country has plans to construct a total of 262 dams by 2025 on Pakistan and Kashmir's water sources.
According to 57-year old pact, River Chenab, Jehlum, and Sindh were allocated to Pakistan while River Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej were assigned to India.
As per the agreement, both countries are liable to hold deliberations each year in order to ensure compliance with the treaty and resolve any disputes.