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Pakistan, India Revive Talks on Indian Hydropower Plants

Mar 21, 2017
Pakistan and India, after a gap of nearly two years, have revived talks on a World Bank-mediated treaty that regulates sharing of the Indus river and its tributaries between the nuclear-armed rivals.
 
The two-day meeting of the Indus Water Commission began Monday in Islamabad and officials said the discussions focused on designs of three controversial hydropower projects India plans to build on the Chenab River.
 
Read more at: http://www.voanews.com/a/pakistan-india-revive-talks-on-hydropower-plants/3774237.html
 
Asia, March 21, 2017

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