Second Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program (ADB-48078-002)

  • Pakistan
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Aug 23, 2016
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  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 800.00 million
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Bank Documents
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Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 9, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 23, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the multitranche financing facility (MFF) is to improve Pakistan's power transmission infrastructure and management. To achieve this objective, the investment program includes: (i) staged physical investments in the transmission system to increase transmission capacity, improve efficiency and energy security, and evacuate additional sources of power; and (ii) nonphysical investments to support institutional efficiency, cost recovery, competition, transparency and good governance within the sector.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
MFF Facility Concept 0092-PAK: MFF Second Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program Ordinary capital resources US$ 800.00 million Concessional ordinary capital resources / Asian Development Fund US$ 10.00 million
Contact Information
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