Sindh Govt to establish five Effluent Treatment Plants in Karachi

Environment

Karachi: Sindh minister for Industries, Commerce & Cooperative Department Jam Ikramuallah Dharejo has said that his department in collaboration with Karachi Water and Sewerage Board will establish five Effluent Treatment Plants in Karachi at the cost of Rs.18.143 billion.

This he said while talking to a delegation of Industrialists, led by Salman Chawla President SITE Association here in his office on Monday. On this occasion Secretary Industries and Commerce Nasim Ul Ghani Sahito was also present.

He said that these Effluent Treatment Plants would be established at SITE, Federal B. Area, Supper High Way SITE, Landhi/Korangi and Lyari. Dharejo added, ‘ The objective of establishing these Effluent Treatment Plants is to avoid contamination of natural water bodies, soil, agriculture crops and other natural water resources ‘.

He said that Sindh government was keen to resolve the issues of industrial zones on priority basis and is ready to cooperate with industrialists to boost up industrial activities in the province. (PR)

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