The federal government has allocated Rs600 million under its PSDP 2022-23 for setting up a desalination plant in Gwadar to fulfill the fresh water requirements of the port city.

The desalination plant in Gwadar would desalinate 5 million gallons of sea water daily to cater the needs of the port city.

The total cost of the project is estimated at around Rs3397.858 million out of which Rs1,110 million.