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LOANS & CREDITS May 25, 2018

Pakistan-Sindh Barrages Improvement Project

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Sindh Barrages Improvement Project

IDA Credit: US$140 million

Terms: Maturity= 25 Years, Grace = 5 Years

Project ID: P162117

Project Description: Sindh Barrages Improvement Project will help improve the reliability and safety of the Guddu and Sukkur Barrages and strengthen the Sindh Irrigation Department’s ability to operate and manage them. The rehabilitation and modernization of Sukkur Barrage will provide reliable water supply to 10 canals and reduce floods. This will be achieved under the oversight of a newly-established Barrage Monitoring Unit.


Elena Karaban
Senior Communications Officer
Mehreen Saeed
Communications Officer
(92-51) 9090454