Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities and Digital Transformation Project (WB-P167230)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Government of Pakistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 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)
$ 150.00 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 Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2018


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Project Description

This project supports investments, incentives and institutional mechanisms to improve the ability of KP Province and cities to generate growth in the face of technological and demographic change. The project will use the MFD approach to de-risk and attract private sector investments, and to enhance the commercial viability of digital infrastructure and services, based on PPP and/or similar models also supported by the IFC.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Emcet Oktay Tas, Fuad Malkawi, Siddhartha Raja
Young Professional

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Government of Pakistan -Economic Affairs Division

Implementing Agencies
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board
Shahbaz Khan
Managing Director
shahbaz.khan@kpitb.gov.pk

Urban Policy Unit P&D Department Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Adnan Salim Khan
Urban Planning Specialist
sr_ids@urbanpolicyunit.gkp.pk

Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Department
Inayat Ullah Khan
Senior Minister
ihshah3@gmail.com


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