MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Company B.V. has installed a state-of-the-art water filtration plant for the suburban residents of Islamabad.
Clean drinking water is a nation-wide issue, especially in the monsoon season when water-borne diseases are at their peak.
A simple ceremony was held at the location where Dr. Gabor Vakarcs, MD/CEO MOL Pakistan and Ali Murtaza Abbas, MOL Group Regional Vice President for Middle East, Africa & Pakistan along with other senior officials formally inaugurated the plant.
At the inauguration, Dr. Vakarcs said, “Water scarcity and provision of clean drinking water to the community of Islamabad has become an enormous challenge for the local administration. Under such circumstances, MOL Pakistan decided to come up with a solution to provide clean drinking water through a well-maintained filtration unit to the residents of this area”.
While talking to the local community, Ali Murtaza Abbas said, “MOL Group is a responsible corporate entity that never compromises over the health and safety of the residents of its operational areas, wherever it operates globally. By provision of this facility in the federal capital, MOL Group has once again showcased its dedication towards the well-being of the local communities. We are hopeful that this momentum of betterment will continue in the days to come. MOL Group will continue to support people friendly CSR schemes in the future as well.”
The filtration plant has been installed with a total expense of Rs 0.8 million and has the capacity to provide 1000 litres of clean drinking water per hour. The residents of the area thanked MOL Pakistan for the provision of this facility and pledged to take the responsibility of the plant’s maintenance and upkeep.