KARACHI - Sindh government and World Bank agreed to launch $300 million project for rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage system in rural areas of Sindh.

The agreement was reached out in meeting of a three-member delegation of World Bank led by An-dress Rhode with Chief Secretary Sindh Dr Muhammad Sohail Rajput here on Wednesday, said a statement issued here.

The meeting discussed Karachi Water Supply and Sewerage Improvement Project (KWSSIP) while K4 and STP-IV projects also came under discussion in detail.

The CS asked the World Bank to fund the STP-IV as that was Government’s highest priority to clean the sea discharges. At the meeting, representatives of World Bank and Chief Secretary Sindh agreed to launch 300 million USD for rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage system in rural areas of Sindh. The CS also reiterated the resolve to achieve critical deliverables of reforms in KW&SB before start of SOP-2 of KWSSIP.