J K News Today
Bhatinda, Punjab , November 25 ( JKNT) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has firmly asserted that India has all the right on waters flowing to Pakistan under the 1960 World Bank brokered Indus Water Treaty.
While speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of new All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) here today, Prime Minister said that the “ Indus Water Treaty envisaged first right on water flowing to Pakistan” and he added that the waters would be used to meet needs of farmers.
Modi also reached out to the people of Pakistan and asked them to wage war against poverty, corruption and black money.
“This Indus water treaty, the water is India’s right which flows into Pakistan. Flowing through Pakistan, the water goes into the sea.
“That water belongs to the Indian farmers. We will do whatever we can to give enough water to our farmers,” he said.