India invites Pak to discuss on Kashmir project

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New Delhi, Oct 15: India on Thursday, Oct 15 invited Pakistan for talks over Kishenganga power project in Jammu Kashmir.

According to official sources, Indus Water Commissioner G Ranganath has written a letter to his Pakistani counterpart Syed Jamaat Ali Shah inviting him for discussing the issue.

Ranganathan sent the letter months after Pakistan threatened to move for arbitration the World Bank, which is third party in Indo-Pak water disputes under the 1960 Indus Water Treaty.

Sources said that Ranganathan has emphasized that approaching the World Bank was not warranted as the matter could be resolved through bilateral talks.

Pakistan is yet to respond to the invitation, they said.

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