Sindh Barrages Improvement Project AF (WB-P162117)

  • Pakistan
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Specific Location
Sindh Province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
May 25, 2018
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Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan
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  • Construction
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 140.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 152.20 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 5, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 1, 2017

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Project Description

According to website of the World Bank, the proposed objectives of the project are to improve the reliability and safety of the Guddu barrage and strengthen the
Sindh Irrigation Department’s capacity to operate and manage the barrage. Thr project comprises of the following five components:

  1. Rehabilitation of Guddu and Sukkur Barrages
  2. Improved Barrage Operation
  3. Technical studies on barrages
  4. River basin water resources and riverine management
  5. Project Management, Monitoring, and Evaluation
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Toru Konishi
Senior Water Economist

Economics Affairs Division, Government of Pakistan
Muhammed Saleem Sethi
Secretary EAD
Irrigation Department

Implementing Agencies
Irrigation Department, Government of Sindh


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