Karachi: Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited and WaterAid Pakistan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a long-term collaboration between the Parties to jointly explore potential opportunities and execute projects in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Pakistan that contribute towards water conservation and improvement of health & hygiene of the citizens. Mazhar Hasnani, Vice President, Marketing, EPCL and Siddiq Khan, Country Director, WAP were present at the occasion.

EPCL and WAP will join hands in collectively enhancing awareness of stakeholders to address water scarcity issue through innovative techniques for which National and International experts will be brought on-board. The agreement also entails the promotion and execution of Rain Water Harvesting and groundwater recharge programs.

“Water Conservation for a water-stressed country like Pakistan is not only the need of the hour but a matter of survival. EPCL understands the significance of this emergent situation and is working on developing and promoting various solutions in the WASH domain across the country. Our partnership with WaterAid reaffirms our commitment on this front, and we look forward to championing this cause.” said Imran Anwer, CEO, Engro Polymer and Chemicals.

Mr Siddiq Khan said WaterAid Pakistan is committed to supporting Clean and Green Pakistan initiative taken by the Government of Pakistan and are happy to partner with Engro Polymer and Chemicals.

WaterAid Pakistan and EPCL will jointly take initiatives to develop programmes on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene as a part of CGPM. This contribution will forge a step towards the sustainable solutions for water conservation and supply of water for the people of Pakistan”.