‘Indian water terrorism’ greater threat than Taliban: Pakistan

May 5th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore, May 5 (ANI): Taking the Kishanganga dam issue a step further, Pakistan has termed India’s initiative to build a dam on the Indus River as ‘Indian water terrorism’ and said the issue posed a bigger threat to country than the Taliban.

Chairman Indus Water Council Pakistan, Zahoorul Hassan Dahir said India is trying to establish its full control over the Indus River and deprive Pakistan from its share of water.

“After Chenab and Jhelum now India is pursuing a plan to get complete control over Indus River,” The Nation quoted Dahir,as saying.

Dahir said the problems of terrorism, insurgency and Talbanisation were created intentionally to divert attention from ‘Indian water terrorism’.

He said urged the government to take immediate step and approach the International Court of Justice to counter the aggressive Indian move and secure the country’s water rights.

“Pakistan’s efforts for sorting out contentious issues about Baglihar Dam and Kishan Ganga Hydro Power project have failed, therefore government should approach International Court of Justice,” he added. (ANI)

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