Jammu, Jan 29: A three-member delegation from Pakistan led by Pakistan’s Indus Commissioner Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah with their Indian counterpart delegation on Tuesday inspected the Pakal Dul Hydro Electricity Project in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Indo-Pak Indus Water Treaty Delegation is on a three day visit to Jammu and Kashmir for inspection of the Chenab river basin.
The delegation arrived in Kishtwar on Monday evening.
Indian Indus Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Saxena is leading the Indian delegation.
A senior official said that the joint delegation inspected the dam site of 1000 MW Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project at Drang Doru on Chenab river in Kishtwar and will be inspecting Lower Kalnai, Rattle and Baghlihar Hydro Electric Projects.
The team will return to New Delhi on January 31.
Under the Indus Water Treaty, water flowing in three Indus tributaries-the Sutlej, the Beas and the Ravi have been allotted to India, while the Chenab, the Jhelum and the Indus waters have been allotted to Pakistan.
Other members of Pakistani delegation is comprised of Usman E Ghani, Advisor and Joint Commissioner and Tahir Mehmood Hayat, Advisor.
Indian delegation is comprised of A K Aggarwal, Rajveer Singh, Yoki Vijay and Ajay Gupta.