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Business

Web Desk
May 8, 2018

MoU inked with Chinese Company for clean drinking water in Gwadar

Business

Web Desk
Tue, May 08, 2018


GWADAR: Balochistan government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Chinese company for provision of clean drinking water to the people of Gwadar.

As per details, after the agreement, the Chinese company will provide 300,000 gallons of water daily at a cost of only 80 paisas per gallon for the residents of Gwadar to tackle the water scarcity issue in the city.


Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Chief Executive of China’s Overseas Holding Company Zhang Baozang signed the MoU at a ceremony   on Sunday. Provincial Minister for Environment Prince Ahmed Ali, MPA Hamid Achakzai, Chief Secretary Aurangzeb Haq Mir and other officials were also present at the ocacssion.

Addressing the signing ceremony, Balochistan Chief Minister said; "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor provides  an opportunity to develop our deprived province and we should get benefits from multi-billion dollars Pak-China trade.”

Bizenjo added, "The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has provided us with a chance to develop our deprived province.”

Expressing hope, the Balochistan chief minister said, “I am optimistic that the Centre will soon commence work on the already announced development projects in the province.”