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Tuesday , 12 December 2017
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Sindhu Water Agreement may remain in trouble – UNDP

In current situation the way Pakistan is approaching India, it has affected overall Sindhu Water Agreement. As per UNDP ( United National Development Programme ), on the issue related to Indus  Waters Agreement, Pakistan’s slackness in leading a complete analysis on trans-boundary water issues and moreover delays in bestowing dispute cases with India to Indus Water Commission or the World Bank have unaddressed  the issue. As per the report India is not ready to call off the treaty while Pakistan is not addressing the issue in any of the global forum.

As per the agreement India is allowed to make storage on the western rivers of 1.25, 1.60 and 0.75 million acre feet for power, general  and flood storages. The report also states that thIndus Water Agreement is 40 years old made between India and Pakistan is the instance of clash resolved. But in recent past since the water scarcity has made this agreement a strain. Last week Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif happened to meet Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva of World Bank and elevated the Indus Water Agreement dispute. New Delhi, India has demanded the World Bank to employ an unbiased expert to resolve the water-sharing disagreement.

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