World Bank proposes huge aid fund for Karachi mega project

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World Bank proposes huge aid fund for Karachi mega project

*KARACHI - The World Bank has proposed a huge aid fund for Karachi mega project.*

*A $400 million aid to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board for developing water and sewerage services in Karachi has been proposed.*

* However, the Sindh government has approved in standard and determined to go move forward with the arrangement.*

This arrangement initiated from a meeting on Thursday, when World Bank team directed by senior water resources management specialist Andreas Rohde called on Saeed Ghani, Local Government Minister in his office.

The meeting includes other members of the team such as Farhanullah Sami, senior water and sanitation specialist, associate investment officer Sarah Afridi and Basharat Saeed, water resources specialist. Minister Saeed Ghani was assisted by local government secretary Khalid Haider, managing director of water board Khalid Shaikh, & Ayub Shaikh DMD planning of water board along with other officials.