Honor Indus Water Treaty: Islamabad tells Delhi

Pakistan Monday asked India to honor the historic Indus Waters Treaty, warning that it will contest at an appropriate forum if India "encroaches" upon its water rights.
Honor Indus Water Treaty: Islamabad tells Delhi
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Pakistan Monday asked India to honor the historic Indus Waters Treaty, warning that it will contest at an appropriate forum if India "encroaches" upon its water rights.

"We will contest our case at an appropriate forum if India encroaches upon our water rights," Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said.

Addressing a function in Lahore, Asif warned that Pakistan will face a severe drought in the next few years and wants to resolve water-related issues with India.

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