Danish envoy to Faisalabad
FAISALABAD: The mega project of a waste water treatment plant worth more than 19 billion rupees in collaboration with WASA Faisalabad, according to the ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Jakob Linulf, is of great importance and will provide relief from environmental pollution for the residents of Faisalabad.
Speaking at the WASA Faisalabad-organized pre-bid conference for the massive waste water treatment plant project in the eastern section with Denida’s assistance, he said that once the project is finished, treated sewage water will be used for irrigation. He was very clear that he will work with WASA Faisalabad again in the future.
Bente Schiller, the investment director for DSIF, Muhammad Asif Chaudhry, the director general of FDA, Jabbar Anwar, the project director Saqib Raza, Adnan Nisar, Ikramullah, the deputy managing directors, international consultants, contractors’ representatives, and other WASA officers were all present.
Director General FDA Mohammad Asif Chaudhry stated that a 44 million gallon treatment plant will be installed on the eastern side of Faisalabad very soon as a result of this mega project. The installation of a good treatment plant environmental conditions of Faisalabad city and the pollution load on the Ravi River while the treated water will be reused for irrigation purposes, he added.
He claimed that in accordance with Pakistan’s environmental protection legislation, providing wastewater treatment services is also a need, and the Punjab government wants to make use of Denmark’s expertise to handle wastewater treatment and boost its capacity.
WASA Faisalabad is the first water and sanitation organization in Punjab to be chosen by DSIF to finance the construction of a 44 million gallon wastewater treatment plant in the eastern portion of the city, according to WASA Managing Director Jabbar Anwar.