New Delhi,Under Article VIII of the Indus Waters Treaty 1960 between India and Pakistan, both sides appoint a Commissioner for Indus Waters who together constitute the Permanent Indus Commission that is responsible to establish and maintain cooperative arrangements for the implementation of the Treaty. The last meeting (109th Meeting) of the Permanent Indus Commission took place from September 22-25, 2013 in New Delhi.
The Indus Water Treaty is a time tested framework for the sharing of waters of the Indus river system between India and Pakistan and for the most complete and satisfactory utilization of its waters. India has always strictly adhered to both the letter and the spirit of the Indus Waters Treaty.
This Information was given by the Minister of state in the Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs Gen. Retd. Dr. V. K. Singh in Lok Sabha today.