Punjab Rural Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Project (WB-P169071)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Punjab
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
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)
$ 100.00 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)
$ 2,000.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 3, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project aims to improve the service standards of the rural water and sanitation systems n select districts of rural Punjab by:

1. Reform led improvement through governance and institutional improvements associated with technical assistance through studies/assessments

2. Infrastructure development and improvement to enable 24x7, metered, affordable and safe drinking water at household level

3. Infrastructure development for improvement of safe and healthy sanitation

4. Capacity development to improve the rural water supply and sanitation management by introducing responsibility, accountability and transparency at the community level and for the public sector.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:
Borrower US$ 1,900 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Mohammad Farhanullah Sami
Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Economics Affairs Division
Azam Khan
Deputy Secretary
Implementing Agencies
Public Health Engineering Department
Salman Yusuf
Additional Secretary
salyusuf@hotmail.com


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