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August 3, 2022

Signing of Grant Agreement with Pakistan:Contributing to improve the sewerage and drainage services in Multan City

photoSigning ceremony

On August 3, the 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 1.236 billion yen for the Project for Upgrading Sewerage and Drainage Services in Multan.

Under this project, the equipment to manage sewerage facilities will be upgraded or newly installed in Multan City in order to improve sewerage and drainage services. The project is expected to improve the sanitation environment for residents in Multan City, contributing to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6 (Clean water and sanitation).

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Project title The Project for Upgrading Sewerage and Drainage Services in Multan
Planned implementation period 22 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), Multan
Target region, facilities Multan City, Punjab
Specific project details (provisional) ①Equipment
Jetting machines, suction machines, dewatering pump sets, small pipe cleaning machines, etc.
②Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, and technical transfer for strengthening WASA Multan’s planning and management ability for cleaning sewage pipes.


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