In recent years, four hydroelectric power projects Ratle (850MW), Miyar (120MW), Lower Kalnai (48MW) and Pakul Dul (1,000MW, to be increased to 1,500MW)   initiated by India and being built on the western rivers, have propelled Pakistan’s ministry of foreign affairs to raise objections and inform the National Assembly of “this violation of provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), 1960”. This has happened despite the fact that India provided Pakistan with designs of the projects, as per provisions of the treaty, about a year ago. Read More