Islamabad: The Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan that regulates the sharing of the river’s waters has provided “a fairly successful model of conflict resolution”, a new study here has said.

Chronicling Pakistan’s water discourse, the report says water was flagged as one of the foremost security challenges that confronts the country, at par with the threat of terrorism.

The study, conducted by Islamabad-based Jinnah Institute, nevertheless says that opinion remains divided on whether the Indus Water Treaty has served to protect Pakistan’s interest. Read more