India permitted to construct Kishanganga, Ratle projects under Indus Water Treaty: World Bank

World Bank allowed India to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers with certain restrictions under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).

Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric power plants being built by India in Jammu and Kashmir.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Headquarter of World Bank is in Washington, D.C., United States.
Source- The Economic Times

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