Govt spending billions for potable water, treatment plants in Sindh: Chief Secretary

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KARACHI : Chief Secretary (CS) Sindh, Rizwan Memon has said that the provincial government is spending billion of rupees for provision of potable water and treatment plants throughout the province.

He stated this while addressing a meeting of Industrialists at his office here on Thursday.

Rizwan Memon informed that three Water Treatment Plants are in process in Karachi, aimed at sustaining the clean water of sea, River Indus, lakes and canals etc, while Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had pledged to furnish funds for Ocean Based Treatment Plants, accordingly the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has submitted proposals, thereof.

The Chief Secretary advised the Secretary Industries Sindh to visit Kotri Industrial Area together with the Chief Engineer and Secretary SITE Ltd, and verify the status of Combined Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) and then submit work plan in consultation with the SITE Association of Kotri for running the CETP, by a constituted committee comprising the Industrialists and experts, sufficiently.

The meeting was attended by President Chamber of Industries & Commerce Jamshoro Mian Tauqeer Tariq, Chairman Kotri Association Aslam Bangash, Secretary Industries A. Raheem Soomro, Chief Engineer SITE Ltd.  Shamsuddin Sahito, Consultant Water Treatment Dr. Ghulam Murtaza and Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Fareeduddin.

Orignally published by INP

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