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Case name Indus Waters Kishenganga Arbitration (Pakistan v. India)
Case description

On May 17, 2010, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan instituted arbitral proceedings against the Republic of India under Paragraph 2(b) of Annexure G to the Indus Waters Treaty 1960. A Court of Arbitration composed of seven members was constituted pursuant to Annexure G. The Permanent Court of Arbitration acted as Secretariat to the Court of Arbitration pursuant to Paragraph 15(a) of Annexure G.

 

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Pakistan ( State )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) India ( State )
Names of Parties
Case number 2011-01
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Inter-state arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation
Rules used in arbitral proceedings - Other -
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced Bilateral treaty
Indus Waters Treaty (1960)
Country A: Pakistan
Country B: India

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Judge Stephen M. Schwebel (Chairman) 
Sir Franklin Berman KCMG QC 
Professor Howard S. Wheater FREng 
Professor Lucius Caflisch 
Professor Jan Paulsson 
Judge Bruno Simma 
H.E. Judge Peter Tomka

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Agent for Pakistan:
Mr Saif Ullah Chattha, Secretary, Ministry of Water and Power

 

Co-Agents for Pakistan:
Mirza Asif Baig, Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters
Mr Muhammad Karim Khan Agha, Prosecutor General, National Accountability Bureau

 

Counsel for Pakistan:
Professor James Crawford SC, University of Cambridge, Matrix Chambers
Professor Vaughan Lowe QC, University of Oxford, Essex Court Chambers
Mr Samuel Wordsworth QC, Essex Court Chambers
Ms Shamila Mahmood, Senior Legal Consultant, Government of Pakistan

 

Representatives for Pakistan:
Mr Aamir Shoukat, Chargé d’affaires, Embassy of Pakistan

Mr Faris Qazi, Deputy Commissioner for Indus Waters

 

Representative for the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir:
Sardar Raheem, Secretary of Irrigation and Agriculture

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Agent for India:
Mr Alok Rawat, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources

 

Co-Agents for India:
Mr Rudrendra Tandon, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs
Dr Neeru Chadha, Joint Secretary & Legal Adviser, Ministry of External Affairs
Mr G. Aranganathan, Member, Central Water Commission & Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters

 

Counsel for India:
Mr Fali S. Nariman, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Mr R.K.P. Shankardass, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Mr Rodman Bundy, Eversheds LLP, Singapore
Professor Stephen C. McCaffrey, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
Professor Daniel Barstow Magraw, Johns Hopkins University
Mr S.C. Sharma, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

 

Representatives for India:
HE Rajesh Nandan Prasad, Ambassador of India to the Netherlands
Mr Darpan Talwar, Director, Central Water Commission & Former Senior Joint Commissioner (Indus) Ministry of Water Resources, Technical Adviser
Mr P.K. Saxena, Senior Joint Commissioner, Ministry of Water Resources & Former Director, Central Water Commission, Technical Adviser
Mr Balraj Joshi, General Manager, NHPC Ltd., Project Representative
Mr Shahid Ali Khan, Chief (Environment), NHPC Ltd., Technical Advisor
Mr Rajeev Baboota, Chief Engineer, NHPC Ltd., Technical Advisor
Dr Alka Upadhyay, DHI (India) Ltd., Technical Advisor

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 7
Date of commencement of proceeding [dd-mm-yyyy] 17-05-2010
Date of issue of final award [dd-mm-yyyy] 20-12-2013  
Length of Proceedings 2-3 years
Additional notes
Attachments Award or other decision
23-09-2011  English
20-12-2013  English
20-12-2013  English
18-02-2013  English

Press Release
19-02-2013  English
21-12-2013  English
01-09-2012  English
20-08-2012  English
15-02-2012  English
26-09-2011  English
22-06-2011  English

Image
01-09-2012  English
15-02-2012  English
15-02-2012  English
15-02-2012  English
22-06-2011  English
 
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