Indus Water Treaty: Five-member delegation of Pakistan will visit India, and will talk about this issue

Indus Water Treaty: Five-member delegation of Pakistan will visit India, and will talk about this issue

A five-member delegation approved by Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit New Delhi on Monday. During this, both sides are likely to discuss key projects as part of the Indus Water Treaty. According to news agency ANI, during the meeting, both sides will discuss the issue of Advance Flood Information and the Annual Report of the Permanent Commission of Indus Waters (PCIW).

The two sides are also expected to discuss 1,000 MW Pakal Dul, 48 MW Lower Kalnai and 624 MW Kiru, hydroelectric projects being built by India on west-flowing rivers under Article IX of the Indus Waters Treaty.

'This will be the 118th bilateral meeting'
Pakistan's Indus Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah said, 'This will be the 118th bilateral meeting at the PCIW level. Earlier, the two countries held three-day talks in Islamabad on March 2-4, 2022. He further said that the Pakistani delegation will not visit any hydroelectric projects being built on Pakistani rivers like Jhelum and Chenab rivers. However, the two sides will also hold further talks on some projects which, in Pakistan's view, are not in accordance with the provisions of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.

The delegation will come to India through the Wagah border. Both the countries will hold PCIW level talks in New Delhi on May 30 and May 31. The Pakistani team will return on 1 June.

These people will join the Pak delegation

The News International reported, "A five-member delegation headed by Pakistan Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah, Chief Engineer of Punjab Irrigation Department, Director General of Meteorological Office, National Engineering Service of Pakistan (NESPAK). General Manager and Director General of Ministry of External Affairs (DG MoFA)) on India Desk. The delegation will leave for New Delhi tomorrow."

The 116th meeting of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission was held in New Delhi on 23-24 March 2021.

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Indian-origin man shot dead in a parked car in New York

Indian-origin man shot dead in a parked car in New York

A Sikh community man has been shot dead in New York, USA. According to media reports, 31-year-old Satnam Singh of Indian origin was sitting in a parked car in the South Ozone Park section of Queens. Then a man with a gun came to him and opened fire on Satnam Singh. In this firing, he was shot in the head, due to which he died. The New York Police Department told the media that the gunman who killed Satnam Singh had reached them on foot. Along with this, he told that this entire incident has been captured on a nearby CCTV camera. We have received that CCTV footage and we are probing the incident.


Simultaneously, New York Police said that according to CCTV footage, the gunman who attacked the attack did not know who was sitting in the car. We are trying to find out whether the attacker had come to kill the owner of the car.

There have been attacks on Sikhs in America before
According to media reports, a Sikh person has been attacked in America even before this. Earlier in April, a Sikh man was attacked in the Richmond Hills area of ​​New York, USA. At the same time, 10 days ago also an elderly Sikh was attacked in the same area.

condemn the incident
The Consulate General of India in New York has lodged a complaint condemning the incident. Let us tell you that earlier Jennifer Rajkumar, the first Punjabi American woman elected to the New York State Office, had said that violence against the Sikh community has increased in the last few years.

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