Desalination plant in Gwadar to be inaugurated on June 30

GWADAR    -   A desalination plant estab­lished with the assistance of the Chinese government will be inaugurated on June 30 to provide clean drinking water to the masses. The plants to desalinate 1.2 mil­lion gallon of seawater per day would be functional by the end of the current month, said an official of Gwadar Development Au­thority. The project cost Rs 2 billion which had been financed by the Chinese government would provide clean drinking water for the people. He said, “The construction of the desali­nation plant at the Gwadar port is in its final stages.” He said the water supply to Gwadar would be re­solved with the operation of the plant to cater needs of the city. The official said resolving the water issue was a top priority of the civic authority and added that steps would be taken to achieve the target to en­sure the availability of safe drinking water.

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