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Gwadar Port Free Zone to have desalination, power plant

en.ppostnews.com:  Federal Minister Mir Hasil Bizenjo has given instructions to set up a desalination plant and electricity power generation plant in the Gwadar Port Free Zone, according to a news report. The orders were given during a meeting held between Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini and China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) Chairman Zhang Baozhong.

In the light of these instructions, GPA and COPHC prepared a plan to set up a desalination plant that will produce 50 million gallon of water on daily basis, along with a power plant. Reportedly, Bizenjo has asked the GPA to make the power plant functional as soon possible by collaborating with COPHC to ensure that the needs of the port and Gwadar Free Zone can be met.

He also told the officers concerned to ensure that technical aspects of the project got requisite approvals from the departments concerned, and begin work right away.

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