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Pakistan’s water security made part of CPEC framework

Pakistan’s water security made part of CPEC framework
December 31, 2016

PESHAWAR, 31 December: After Indian threat to scrap the Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan and China have decided to include Pakistan’s water security in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.

Decision in this regard was taken at the sixth meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) in China.

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal told media after the meeting that a working group was established for construction of Diamer Bhasha dam on Indus River and carrying out other hydro power projects.

The Indus Water Treaty was signed between Pakistan and India in 1960 which defined jurisdiction of both the countries on shared water resources. However, India had been threatening to unilaterally scrap the agreement.

The minister said that the JCC has also approved construction of one industrial park in each province, Islamabad Capital Territory and in special areas of the country.

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