Second Karachi Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (KWSSIP-2) (WB-P171422)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Jul 22, 2021
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 240.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 600.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 23, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jul 8, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the proposed project objective is "to improve access to safe water and sewerage services in Karachi and to increase KWSB’s financial and operational performance." "....These investments will scale-up infrastructure rehabilitation and expansion, complemented by capacity building to raise operational performance and improvements to the enabling environment."

Investment Description

Co-financing:
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank US$ 240 million
Borrower US$ 120 million


Contact Information

World Bank
Andreas Rohde, Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Adil Akbar, Joint Secretary (Economic Affairs Division)
akbar.adil@gmail.com

Implementing Agencies
Province of Sindh through the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB)
Asadullah Khan, Managing Director KWSB
asadullah1962@yahoo.com

Mohammed Waseem, Chairperson P&DD (GoS)
asgharmemon1969@gmail.com

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