Surface Water Agreement
It was obtained through arbitration by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which set up a permanent industrial commission to deal with disputes between India and Pakistan. In order to maintain good-neighbourly relations, India has accepted here the principle of an equitable distribution of the waters of the industrial system between the upper riparian states (India) and the lower riparian states (Pakistan). Home / Features / Getting to Grips With. Article 104 Agreement The Agreement between India and Pakistan on the Salal Dam is an excellent example of cooperation between two countries. Similarly, on 12 December 1996, a thirty-year agreement was concluded between India and Bangladesh on river water sharing. Under the agreement, India and Bangladesh would alternately have 35,000 cubic meters of water for 10 days during the lean season (March 1 to May 10) to meet their water needs.