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March 19, 2021

Signing of Grant Agreement with Pakistan:Contributing to improvement of the livelihood of residents through ensuring access to clean and safe water

photosigning ceremony

On March 19, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Islamabad, to provide grant aid of up to 4.094 billion yen forthe Project for the Improvement of Water Treatment Plant and Water Distribution System in Faisalabad.

In this project, the water supply system will be upgraded through renewal of the Old Jhal Khanuana Water Treatment Plant and rehabilitation of the water transmission and distribution facilities for the water supply service area, thereby ensuring access to clean and safe water for residents in Faisalabad City. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Project title The Project for the Improvement of Water Treatment Plant and Water Distribution System in Faisalabad
Planned implementation period 52 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Water and Sanitation Agency, Faisalabad
Target region, facilities Faisalabad City, Punjab
Specific project details (provisional) ①Facility construction
Construction of intake facility, water treatment plant, distribution center, transmission main pipe and distribution main pipe
②Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, guidance for facility operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant and the distribution center


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