Quetta: (Parliament Times) FWO and government of Balochistan (GoB) signed a Water Purchase Agreement of two Million gallon per day drinkable water for Gawdar city. The Agreement was signed by Chief Secretary Balochistan Mr Aurangzeb Haque on behalf of provincial Government and Director General FWO LT Gen Muhammad Afzal. FWO through this agreement, has committed to provide 2 MGD of Desalinated Drinkable water to Gwadar City through insulation of a Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant within a time frame of 6 to 8 months. FWO has also committed to provide 0.2 MGD of desalinated water within the time frame of 3 months to overcome the scarcity of water in the port city in order to meditate the immediate needs.
The agreement was signed by Chief Secretary (Government of Baluchistan) and Director General FWO. FWO will setup this plant in 6 to 8 months but in order to address the instant acute water shortage; FWO has also committed to provide 0.2 MGD of clean drinkable water in three months’ time. Due to lack of rain and the resultant drought like situation this initiative of FWO has received huge appreciation from public and local residents of Gwadar.