Lahore. The 115th meeting of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) was held in Lahore, Pakistan from August 29-30. The Indian delegation was led by PK Saxena, the Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters.
As per the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty 1960, technical discussions were held on implementation of various hydroelectric projects under the provisions of Indus Waters Treaty including Pakal Dul (1000 MW) and Lower Kalnai(48 MW) in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Both the countries agreed to undertake the Treaty mandated tours of both the Indus Commissioners in Indus basin on both sides. Deliberations were also held on further strengthening the role of the Permanent Indus Commission for matters under the Treaty.
It was agreed to hold the next meeting of the PIC in India on mutually convenient dates.