Korea to fund water treatment plants in Lahore

Lahore: To address the city’s growing sewerage water problem, Korea has offered financial assistance worth USD 10 billion for the installation of water treatment plants in Lahore City, news sources reported.

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The funds were offered by a representative of the Korean Agency for International Development (KOICA), while he was in a meeting with the Managing Director (MD) Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Syed Zahid Aziz, at the WASA Head Office.

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The agency has already identified six prospective sites, including the Shadman Drain, Gulberg Drain, Shalimar Escape Channel, and Stokatla Drain, as well as a plant at Forman Christian College University (FC) for the installation of water treatment plants in Lahore. MD WASA also revealed that a pilot project will be established at the WASA training centre.

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