Dutch company shows interest to invest in Karachi desalination, garbage processing plants


A Dutch company has expressed willingness for the establishment of plants for desalination of water and power generation from garbage in Karachi with the investment 1.3 billion dollars.

The proposal of AWTEC Netherland was presented at a meeting presided over by the Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.

The Dutch company also expressed deep interest for investment in Ravi City Project and the establishment of a renewable energy plant in Lahore.

The meeting reviewed progress on projects of Pakistan Islands Development Authority and Ravi River Urban Development Authority.

Speaking on this occasion, the Prime Minister said Pakistan is facing continuous problems due to the unavailability of appropriate arrangements for garbage processing.

He said Pakistan’s water resources particularly its coastal-line was badly affected due to these problems.

The Prime Minister said such projects would help provide residential facilities of international standard in cities.


Source: Radio Pakistan

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