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WB assures ‘neutrality’ in Indo-Pak talks over Indus Water Treaty

The World Bank (WB ) has assured its neutrality and impartiality in helping India and Pakistan find an “amicable way forward” during talks over issues related to two of India’s hydroelectricity projects under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). The WB said secretary-level discussions between India and Pakistan on the IWT took place in a spirit of "goodwill and cooperation." The talks will continue in September in Washington, DC.