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5 Mar 2019 KARACHI
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and the World Bank have agreed to start $2 billion projects to make Karachi one of the most developed and beautiful cities in the world. These projects include the $400 million Karachi Urban Mobility project, the $1.6 billion Karachi Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project and the $230 million Competitive and Livable City of Karachi project.
9 Oct 2018 Washington, United States
The International Finance Corp (IFC) is to help textile manufacturers in Pakistan improve water use and energy consumption practices to drive productivity and efficiency. An agreement has been signed with US-based clothing retailer Gap Inc to increase resource efficiency in its Pakistan operations and improve long-term sustainability...
16 Nov 2015 KARACHI, Pakistan
The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per-day, $240 million USD K-IV water plant.At a November 12th expert committee meeting on the project’s environmental impact assessment, the EPA determined that the project posed no danger to the environment...
13 Nov 2015 KARACHI
Major international donors are interested in investing in Greater Karachi Water Supply Project K-IV, but non-availability of required water is hindering foreign investment.
1 Oct 2014 NEW YORK, NY, United States
The World Bank will provide some $11 billion USD to Pakistan over the next four years for water, irrigation and hydropower projects, including the Diamer-Bhasha and Dasu dams, as well as to support recovery efforts following the recent devastating floods in the Kashmir region.“The bank will assist Pakistan to overcome the situation caused by natural calamity,” World Bank President Jin Kong Kim said last week during a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in New York...
15 Jul 2013 KARACHI
The United States government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Power Distribution Program is helping Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KW&SB) in improving infrastructure for water supply. It uses a network of pumping stations to pump water from the filtration plants like Dhabeji and Hub to 21 million inhabitants of Karachi...
8 Jul 2013 KARACHI
Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) fears a total collapse of the export-oriented industry as the country’s largest leather industrial zone is facing acute water shortage. In an SOS to the Governor Sindh, Chief Minister Sindh, Commissioner of Karachi, KMC Administrator and Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), PTA (South Zone) Chairman Amanullah Aftab has appealed to intervene as even sub-soil water, which is the only source of water in many areas of the tannery zone, has started to dry up...
26 Jun 2013 KARACHI
South Asia Sector Manager of World Bank’s Urban Development, Water Supply and Sanitation Development Department, Ming Zhang, has said the World Bank is interested to make investment in water supply and sewerage system of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB). The bank wants to support the development projects of water supply and sewerage in Pakistan’s biggest city of Karachi so that the citizens can get clean drinking water through a modern system/ facilities...