Pakistan: Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan (Provincial Support)

Sovereign Project | 46538-002 Status: Proposed


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Project Name Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan (Provincial Support)
Project Number 46538-002
Country Pakistan
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant: Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan (Provincial Support)
Department for International Development US$ 23.99 million
Loan: Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan (Provincial Support)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
TA: Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan (Provincial Support)
Department for International Development US$ 4.90 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Public sector management - Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Geographical Location Sindh

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design GoS Finance Department, Planning and Development Department, sector departments with PPP portfolios, commercial banks and other private sector entities are the main stakeholders. The project incorporates the findings of and agreements reached during extensive consultations with the stakeholders.
During Project Implementation The consultative will continue during project implementation. The project will use and build on the tested consultative approach that was previously and successfully implemented for PPPs in Sindh, including the use of resources from the attached capacity development technical assistance project to engage in consultations with civil society organizations.

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Consulting Services

An estimated 102 person-months (national) of consulting services are required under the loan to (i) facilitate project management and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the implementing agency. The experts will be engaged using individual consultant selection. The related expertise are (i) PPP Specialists (2, national, 30 person-months each, intermittent), (ii) PPP Advisor (1, national, 10 person-months, intermittent), (iii) PPP Legal Advisor (1, national, 22 person-months, intermittent), and (iv) Environment Specialist (1, national, 10 person-months, intermittent).

The TA will require 20 person months of international and 73 person-months of national consulting services for technical, advisory, and capacity development support through short-term and full-time engagement with the project counterparts and stakeholders. ADB will engage the services of a consulting firm to provide the international consultants. The firm will be recruited in accordance with quality- and cost-based selection using simplified technical proposals and a quality-cost ratio of 90:10. National consultants will be hired using individual consultant selection. The required expertise are as follows (a) international: (i) PPP Specialist (Project and structured finance), 7 person-months, (ii) Structured Finance and Risk Management Specialist, 10 person-months, (iii) Procurement and Contract Management Specialist, 3 person-months; (b) national: (i) PPP, Structured Finance and Contract Management Specialist, 16 person-months, (ii) PPP Analyst, 57 person-months.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shauzab Ali
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Planning & Development Department, Sindh
Muhammad Waseem, Additional Chief Secretary (Dev)
Sindh Secretariat Karachi, Pakistan


Concept Clearance 25 Jun 2014
Fact Finding 06 Nov 2014 to 18 Nov 2014
MRM 17 Jul 2015
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

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