PAKISTAN URGES INDIA TO SHARE TIMELY INFORMATION ON WATER OUTFLOWS FROM ITS RIVERS
Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt. General Omar Mahmood Hayat has urged India to share timely information on water outflows from its rivers and actual rainfall recorded as stipulated in Indus Water Treaty.
He was chairing an inter-agencies meeting for floods mitigation in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The Chairman said it is obligation of India as upper riparian.
He asked Pakistan Commission for Indus Water to enhance coordination mechanizm of early warning arrangements for release of water, especially from Eastern Rivers.
He said NDMA was taking necessary measures to enhance national resilience against disasters and to ensure the safety of human lives, properties and developmental infrastructure.