Punjab Urban Land Systems Enhancement Project (WB-P172945)

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
A
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Voting Date
Apr 12, 2021
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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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.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 9, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the proposed project aims to "improve access to land records and land for development including housing program in Punjab Province." The project components include "(i) provision a cadastral map linked to digital land records; (ii) improved tenure security and access to land for housing; (iii) a unified modern land information system ; and (iv) strengthened capacity and regulatory framework."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Dong Kyu Kwak, Anne Treylane Gapihan
Land Administration Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Planning and Development Board, Government of the Punjab

Implementing Agency
Punjab Land Records Authority
Faiz-ul-Hassan LNU
Project Coordinator
faiz@punjab-zameen.gov.pk

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