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India, Pak hold talks on Indus Water

By The Assam Tribune

ISLAMABAD, March 20 - Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting, which began here today after a gap of nearly two years.

The 10-member Indian delegation, led by Indus Water Commissioner PK Saxena, held a close door meeting with the Pakistani side which was headed by Mirza Asif Saeed.

During the meeting, Pakistan was expected to highlight concerns about the three Indian hydro projects being built on the rivers flowing to Pakistan.

They are 1,000 MW Pakul Dul on Chenab, 120 MW Miyar, located across Miyar Nalla which is a right bank main tributary of River Chenab, and the 43 MW Lower Kalnai hydro project on Lower Kalnai Nalla, a tributary of river Chenab. � PTI

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