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Indus Water Treaty: India sends notice to Pak, seeks changes in pact

The notice sent on January 25 through respective commissioners for Indus waters, is set to open up the process for making changes to the treaty

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The notice has been issued in view of Islamabad’s ‘intransigence’ in the implementation of the pact, inked over six decades ago (photo: pti/file)

Press Trust of India New Delhi
India has issued a notice to Pakistan for modification of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) in view of Islamabad’s “intransigence” in the implementation of the pact, inked over six decades back for matters relating to cross-border rivers, government sources said on Friday.

The notice sent on January 25 through respective commissioners for Indus waters, is set to open up the process for making changes to the treaty. 

“The objective of the notice for modification is to provide Pakistan an opportunity to enter into intergovernmental negotiations within 90 days to rectify the material breach of IWT. This process would also update

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First Published: Jan 27 2023 | 9:38 PM IST

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