India, Pakistan discuss water dispute

By Associated Press

NEW DELHI, India, May 29, 2003: Hostile neighbors India and Pakistan began discussing on Wednesday a dispute over construction of a dam in the Indian portion of Kashmir that Pakistan fears will deprive its farmers of much-needed water, a news report said.

Pakistan objects to the design of the Baglihar Hydroelectric Plant being built on the Chenab River, part of the Indus River system. The Chenab originates in Indian-controlled Kashmir and runs into Pakistan's Punjab state, where it is used for irrigation. Pakistan and India have jointly managed the Indus River system since the Indus Water Treaty of 1960.

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