Rs42.7b funding being sought from ADB, JICA for sewerage system improvement
MULTAN: Deputy commissioner Amir Khatak said Rs 42.7 billion funding was being sought from Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to upgrade Multan’s sewerage system and enhance capacity of Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) under a mega project.
Addressing an open court at Jamia Masjid Fareedia, Ansar colony, he said that Rs 40 billion loan was being sought from ADB to build a sludge carrier and install a treatment plant.
The DC said that planning and development department had also prepared PC-2 of the project.
Punjab Parliamentary secretary on information and culture Muhammad Nadeem Qureshi, and special assistant to Punjab Chief Minister Haji Javed Ansari were also present.
Khatak said that Rs 2.7 billion grant was being sought from Japan International Cooperation Agency to acquire new heavy machinery for Wasa Multan to enhance its capacity to keep the sewerage and water supply systems operational. - APP