Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo inaugurated a desalination plant on Monday installed at the Gwadar port by China Overseas Port Holding Company for supplying drinking water to the people in the port city. The desalination plant has a production capacity of 961 m³/d of clean drinking water.Speaking at the opening ceremony, Senator Bezenjo, who is also president of the National Party, said that the New Year will witness massive development in Gwadar under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said that the desalination plant would reduce the shortage of drinking water in the port […]
Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that a water desalination plant would be constructed to provide five million gallons of water per day to the residents of Gwadar. “An approval to this important project will be accorded during the next meeting of Joint Coordination Committee,” he told APP in an interview.
He hoped that the 300 MW coal power plant being set up in the port city would also start functioning this year, adding, it would not only cater to the requirement of Gwadar but the surplus electricity would be supplied in other part of Balochistan province.