Dhaka Sanitation Improvement Project (WB-P161432)

Regions
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Dhaka City
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
Government of Bangladesh
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 330.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 7, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 30, 2017


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project aims to provide improved sanitation services in select areas of Dhaka city. It will support the DWASA to implement the first phase of the Sewerage Master Plan. The master plan divides Dhaka into 7 catchments. It also provides a phased investment plan. The first phase includes the Pagla wastewater treatment plant; the eastern trunk main from Madhubag to Pagla, and investments for improved containment, transportation and treatment of fecal sludge where sewerage cannot be extended.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower: People's Republic of Bangladesh
Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Secretary
Email Address: secretary@erd.gov.bd

Implementing Agency:Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority
Taqsem Khan, Managing Director
Email Address: mddwasa@bangla.net

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