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(Placename) the French name for the Scheldt
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a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de (ˈsxɛl də) French, Escaut.
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Besides the High Commissioner, Consul Mohammad Rumman Ahmad, Geoff Pope, Team Leader, and Mark Cooney, Desk Officer for Pakistan, of the Scottish Government's International Division, Julian Barnes, Chairman of Pakistan Scotland and Pakistan Britain Business Councils (PSBC and PBBC), Rashid Iqbal, CEO/ Executive Secretary (PSBC/ PBBC), Zeeshan Hussain (PSBC/ PBBC), Alain Van Weert, Clyde and Escaut, Vanessa O'Brien, Senior Associate Director CBI Scotland, Matt Lancashire, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).
Local miners (probably inspired by the productivity of the nearby An Phu corundum/spinel locality; Blauwet, 2006) prospected there and broke into a substantial pocket measuring about 1 x 1 x 1.5 meters (Russo and Escaut, 2006).
The first booth I visited at the Hilton was French dealer Frederic Escaut (11 place du Commerce, 75015 Paris, France).
The EIB says the investment will have a positive effect on the water quality of the Escaut and Meuse rivers, and ultimately the North Sea.