UAE keen to support Pakistan in water sector

Mohammad Arshad

Islamabad

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed keen interest in supporting Pakistan in the water sector. In this regard, UAE has expressed readiness to provide immediate and technical solutions to the ongoing water issues in Metropolitan Karachi.
In this connection, a delegation from UAE headed by Emirati Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi, Wednesday, held a meeting with Federal Minister for Energy Syed Ali Zafar here and discussed issues relating bilateral relations and mutual cooperation. The guests indicated their capacities in waste water treatment, revamping of waste water treatment besides installation of new water treatment plants to fulfill the requirement of Karachi city. The Minister thanked the delegation for their plans to invest in this much needed sector and said that there is wide opportunity to invest in various others sectors of Pakistan.
Minister affirmed that he is committed to layout plan to counter water scarcity issue and has constituted the team of experts in this regard. He recommended the delegation to hold meeting with officials of Water Resources Division and Provincial Government of Sindh to discuss the feasibility and implementation of their investment plan in detail.

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