- Indus Water Treaty & Jammu & Kashmir State
Indus Water Treaty which regulates the sharing of water between two neighboring countries India and Pakistan, it is bilateral treaty which was signed in Karachi on 19 September 1960 by the then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the then President of Pakistan Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan,. The World Bank (then the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) is signatory as a third party witness to the treaty.
- Indus Waters Governance : Political Consensus vs Provincial Legislations
The Provincial Assembly of Punjab in Pakistan passed a resolution in October 2010 recommending the federal government to build the controversial Kalabagh dam. According to the resolution, tabled by Chaudhry Zaheeruddin, the Leader of Opposition, “This house (Provincial Assembly of Punjab) recommends to the federal government that as experts say that the Kalabagh dam is feasible and beneficial for entire Pakistan, therefore, it should start its efforts for developing a consensus among all the four provinces for its earliest construction.” (Dawn, 6 October 2010)