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Goa, Portugal to sign MoU on water supply operation: Minister


Press Trust of India Panaji
The Goa government and Portugal's Ministry of Environment will sign an MoU Saturday on technical partnership for water supply, waste water management and sanitation in the coastal state, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said.
He informed that the agreement would be signed when Portugal Environment Minister Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes arrives here on September 29.
"The main points are water supply operation, energy efficiency and resource valorisation, waste water and sewerage planning, management and technological solutions, asset management procedure and standards, energy management operational work flow, operational data, and information management," Dhavalikar explained.
Dhavalikar said that teams from both sides would meet every year to review the works agreed upon in the Memorandum of Understanding.
He said that the agreement between Portugal and Goa was the first step towards providing water round the clock to the people of Goa.

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First Published: Sep 27 2018 | 7:55 PM IST

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