Pakistan : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 51036-002

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project will help provincial and city governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (KPK) to improve the livability of five cities (Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan, Mingora, and Peshawar) by (i) expanding physical investments in urban water, sewerage, solid waste disposal, and green infrastructure; (ii) providing institutional support to improve service delivery and the performance of municipal companies, and (iii) promoting gender-friendly municipal services through empowerment and capacity development. The project will benefit up to 3.5 million people in the five target cities of KPK. The project supports the government's development priorities, established in (i) the KPK Water Act (2020), (ii) the amended Local Government Act (2019), (iii) the Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy for KPK, and (iv) Pakistan's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Shah, Syed Umar Ali
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Pakistan
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project
Project Number
51036-002
Country / Economy
  • Pakistan
Project Status
Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Grant
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0816-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project
Source Amount
Asian Development Fund US$ 5.00 million
Loan 4160-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project
Source Amount
Ordinary capital resources US$ 380.00 million
Loan 8412-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project
Source Amount
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank US$ 200.00 million
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP4: Making cities more livable
  • OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
  • OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection - Urban hazardous waste management - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender
Gender equity theme
Description

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project will help provincial and city governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (KPK) to improve the livability of five cities (Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan, Mingora, and Peshawar) by (i) expanding physical investments in urban water, sewerage, solid waste disposal, and green infrastructure; (ii) providing institutional support to improve service delivery and the performance of municipal companies, and (iii) promoting gender-friendly municipal services through empowerment and capacity development. The project will benefit up to 3.5 million people in the five target cities of KPK. The project supports the government's development priorities, established in (i) the KPK Water Act (2020), (ii) the amended Local Government Act (2019), (iii) the Integrated Water Resource Management Strategy for KPK, and (iv) Pakistan's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

This is the first urban project being categorized as Gender Equity Theme (GEM) in Pakistan. This is also the urban project that is contributing most to ADB's commitment to Climate Financing with over $ 30 million climate adaptation and $ 100 million climate mitigation in 2021/2022. The proejct is being prepared with ADB's first project readiness financing (PRF) approved in March 2019. Thanks to PRF, the government has achieved a high level of project readiness including (i) 100% completion of detailed engineering designs (DEDs), (ii) 100% preparation of draft bidding documents and consultants TORs and approval by the provincial government, (iii) preparation and disclosure of over 30 safeguard documents based on DEDs, (iv) establishment of fully staffed core PMU with additional recruitments to follow, (v) issuance of 7 procurement packages worth over $300 million or about 75% of ADB financing as advance procurement.

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Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

BACKGROUND: KPK is one of the four administrative provinces of Pakistan, located about 130 kilometers (km) northwest of Islamabad, the country's capital. KPK accounts for about 11% of Pakistan's gross domestic product with the fastest annual growth rate of about 5% among all four provinces over between 2000 and 2017. KPK has a population of around 32 million (50% women) but this is expected to reach about 58 million by 2035. By the same year, it is also estimated that 35% of KPK's population will be concentrated in cities, up from 16% in 2017. KPK's rapid urban population growth rate (approximately 3.4% per annum) is placing a tremendous strain on its cities. Inadequate infrastructure and limited capacity to manage municipal water, sanitation, and solid waste services are creating major health risks for the population and threatening the resilience of cities to the effects of climate change. KPK province shares its border with Afghanistan and is located only about 200 km away from Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan. The investment to social infrastructures will reduce the burden of Pakistan for possible new influx of Afghan refugees.

ISSUES: Basic urban services such as water supply, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water drainage, solid waste management (SWM), and green urban spaces (e.g., parks) have failed to meet the increasing urban domestic and commercial demand, leading to gradual degradation of the urban environment and living standards. Piped water is available to only 42% of the urban population, and typically for only 6 hours a day. Poor maintenance and leakages contribute to significant losses in piped water networks and contamination of the water supply. In 2014, 75% of supplied water in Abbottabad was unsafe for consumption, and in 2015, water loss in Peshawar was estimated at 67%. This adversely affects households' access to clean water supply, putting added burden on women who have to procure, store, and treat water. Operational sewerage systems serve less than 5% of urban areas, and where networks exist, they are poorly maintained and prone to overflow. Most wastewater moves via open drains, and there are no functional wastewater treatment plants in KPK. Wastewater and sewage are discharged, untreated, into surface water drains or agricultural land where they are used for irrigation purposes which poses a significant health risk to the local farmers and communities. SWM in KPK is poor due to lack of proper infrastructure, equipment, management, and technical capacity. Less than 30% of municipal solid waste produced is collected, and uncollected waste is typically burned, disposed of in drains, or used to fill low-lying land. As women are the primary managers of water, solid waste disposal and health hygiene at the household level, unreliable and inadequate water supply and sanitation services increase women's time poverty and drudgery, and restrict their ability to access economic opportunities and social benefits offered by urbanization. Pakistan is one of the top 10 countries with the highest mismanagement of plastic waste in the Asia and Pacific region. Cities in KPK are highly polluted with plastic waste trapped in rivers and drains. Furthermore, since there are no large scale and properly engineered sanitary landfills, collected waste is disposed of in open dumps, which lack controls to mitigate pollution of the surrounding environment. The overall green urban space allocation in KPK cites is estimated at 3.5%, which is below the recommended international norm of 15-20%. This is a missed opportunity to provide intrinsic environmental and aesthetic benefits to urban lives. The cities in KPK are highly vulnerable to disasters triggered by natural hazards and climate change. Since 2010, KPK has experienced at least four major floods due to extreme climate events, causing economic loss, physical damage of urban infrastructure, and health hazards. Additionally, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has revealed serious inadequacies in the current delivery models of public health, emphasizing the need to address the gaps in service delivery.

CHALLENGES: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (GOKP) is promoting the decentralization and corporatization of municipal services to improve municipal services. In 2015, the GOKP established seven independent utility companies to take over the provision of water supply, wastewater, and SWM from local government institutions in seven primary cities in KPK. These water and sanitation services companies (WSSCs) are contracted under asset management arrangements. The WSSCs have begun introducing changes to improve operation by strengthening client relationships, increasing accountability in municipal services provision, and improving both quality and coverage of services through performance enhancement measures. Experience with such companies elsewhere in Pakistan have shown substantial improvement in urban services. The WSSCs in KPK are, however, relatively new and face a number of start-up challenges. Current tariffs are insufficient to sustain their operations, and the WSSCs require further assistance to improve the quality and coverage of their services. Furthermore, in the absence of technical and financial resources, the WSSCs have limited capacity to prepare and implement new projects, which ha contributed to the low quality of feasibility studies, safeguards, and engineering designs for their municipal operations. Although the WSSCs have started reforming tariffs to support cost recovery on a trial basis, they will require additional support to rationalize tariffs, improve revenue collection, and strengthen commercial performance. Women's participation in WSSCs is negligible, with only 1-2 women recruited at the junior administrative level positions, which restricts their ability to effectively engage with women clients. Overall, the WSSCs need support to (i) strengthen governance and develop sustainable business models; (ii) promote effective public-private partnerships; (iii) build capacity of WSSC staff; and (iv) turn into women-friendly organizations to improve their gender balance and better cater to the needs of their clients.

ADB ENGAGEMENT: In November 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) and Cities Development Initiatives for Asia, completed prefeasibility studies and climate change risk and vulnerability assessments. In March 2019, ADB and UCCRTF financed ADB's first project readiness financing facility (PRF) to complete (i) detailed engineering designs, (ii) government reform plans, (iii) advance procurement, and (iv) establishment and staffing of project management unit and city implementation units. Because of PRF, the project meets all the project readiness requirements for immediate project implementation upon approval. ADB also processed a technical assistance to prepare medium- to long-term urban road maps and regional development plans with multiple innovations. In May 2020, ADB approved the allocation of the Asian Development Fund (ADF) 13 Thematic Pool resources that will enable the project to directly address SDG5 transformative gender agenda, especially in the areas of reducing unpaid care and domestic work, and ensuring women's access to economic and productive resources. The project will improve households' access to water and sanitation services, which will ease women's domestic work, as well as provide them with safe access to urban green spaces. The project will also facilitate institutionalization of gender-sensitive policies and programs to enable the recruitment and retention of female technical workers in WSSCs. The ADF 13 grant enables the project to go beyond its project scope to (i) provide women with scholarship and internship support and enlarge the pool of female technical and professional workers in urban governance and WSS sector, (ii) rehabilitate and upgrade the women's business development center in Kohat that will provide livelihood training and support to women entrepreneurs, (iii) establish a women's technical training center that will provide women with formal technical skills to enable them to gain employment in the sector, and (iv) facilitate the establishment of childcare facilities in WSSCs.

ALIGNMENT WITH STRATEGIES. The project is alighed with ADB's Strategy 2030 priority areas as well as 2021-2025 Country Partnership Strategy for Pakistan. In addition, the project is aligned with ADB Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies through its focus on circular economy (recycle and reuse) reducing riverine and marine plastic pollution and to the priorities identified under the country's the NDCs that include focus on use of renewable energy and building climate resilient infrastructure.

Impact

Livability and community health in urban centers of KPK improved

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Access to reliable and resilient urban services improved in Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan, Mingora, and Peshawar

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Climate-resilient and gender-friendly urban infrastructure improved

Institutional capacities of gender-inclusive urban service providers strengthened

Women's role in urban development increased

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Safeguard Categories

Environment
A
Involuntary Resettlement
A
Indigenous Peoples
C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects

Four EIAs were prepared based on detailed engineering designs (DEDs) and disclosed in March 2021. The reports were slightly updated in June 2021.

Eight IEEs were prepared based on DEDs and disclosed in August 2021.

Nine EMPs were prepared based on DEDs and disclosed in August 2021.

Involuntary Resettlement

Social safeguards due diligence report was prepared and disclosed in August 2021.

Four LARPs were prepared based on DEDs and disclosed in August 2021.

Three CAPs were prepared based on DEDs and disclosed in August 2021.

Resettlement Plan and Framework were prepard and disclosed in August 2021.

Indigenous Peoples
Social safeguards due diligence report was prepared and disclosed in August 2021.

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
PMU and ADB have faciliated more than 100 stakeholder consultations during project processing.
During Project Implementation

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Shah, Syed Umar Ali
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Water and Urban Development Sector Office (SG-WUD)
Executing Agencies
Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept

Timetable

Concept Clearance
26 May 2020
Fact Finding
05 Apr 2021 to 21 Apr 2021
MRM
01 Sep 2021
Approval
10 Dec 2021
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
10 Dec 2021

Funding

Grant 0816-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2021 15 Dec 2021 11 Apr 2022 30 Jun 2028 - -
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 5.00
ADB 5.00
Counterpart 0.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Grant Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 24 Jul 2024 1.42 0.00 28%
Cumulative Disbursements 24 Jul 2024 1.15 0.00 23%

Loan 4160-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2021 15 Dec 2021 11 Apr 2022 30 Jun 2028 - -
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 445.00
ADB 380.00
Counterpart 65.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Loan Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 24 Jul 2024 173.41 0.00 49%
Cumulative Disbursements 24 Jul 2024 79.69 0.00 23%

Loan 8412-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2021 11 Apr 2022 11 May 2022 30 Jun 2028 - -
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 200.00
ADB 0.00
Counterpart 0.00
Cofinancing 200.00
Loan Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 24 Jul 2024 0.00 89.02 48%
Cumulative Disbursements 24 Jul 2024 0.00 11.15 6%

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2023) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2024
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Quarterly Social Monitoring Report (January-March 2024) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2024
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: External Social Monitoring Report (October-December 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Quarterly Social Monitoring Report (October-December 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Kohat Landfill Site Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: External Social Monitoring Report (July-September 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2023) Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Monitoring Report (July-September 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mingora Approach Road to Water Treatment Plant Greater Gravity Water Supply Scheme Subproject Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Quarterly Social Monitoring Report (March-June 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Monitoring Report (January-March 2023) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2022) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Integrated Solid Waste Management System and Landfill Site in Peshawar Implementable Corrective Action Plan Environment Compliance Audit Reports Apr 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Establishment of Women Business Development and Community Center, Kohat Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2023
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2022) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mingora Greater Water Supply Scheme Subproject Final Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Chuna Water Supply Updated Implementable Corrective Action Plan Social Compliance Audit Report Oct 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Pedestrianization of the Old City Commercial Area, Abbottabad Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jul 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Chuna Water Supply Implementable Corrective Action Plan Social Compliance Audit Report Jul 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2022) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2022) Social Monitoring Reports Jun 2022
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Construction and Improvement of Sewage Treatment System at Kohat Development Authority Township, Kohat Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Development of Besai Park, Peshawar Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Establishment of Women Business Development Center, Kohat Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Pedestrianization of Market in Old City Center, Abbottabad Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Extension of JICA Water Treatment Plant and Gravity Water Supply Scheme (Abbottabad) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mingora Greater Water Supply Scheme and Surface Water Treatment Plant Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Construction of Green Sports Complex, Kohat Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Development of Ring Road Green Belt - Mardan Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Development of Bagh-e-Naran Park, Peshawar Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Development of Shimla Hill Sherwan Park, Abbottabad Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Construction of Rorya Sewage Treatment Plant and Revamping of Sewerage System in Mardan Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Improvement of Water Supply System (Kohat) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Construction of Neighborhood Park, Mingora Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Landscaping of Central Median N-45, Mardan Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Social Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Pedestrianizing of the Old City Commercial Area, Abbottabad Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Development of Salhad Park (Abbottabad) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Integrated Solid Waste Management System and Landfill Site, Mingora Corrective Action Plan Environment Compliance Audit Reports Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Greater Water Supply Scheme Mingora Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Kohat Solid Waste Management Facility Development Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Landfill Site Abbottabad Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Improvement of Water Supply System in Peshawar Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Chuna Water Supply, Abbottabad Corrective Action Plan Environment Compliance Audit Reports Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Access Route to Landfill Site Mingora Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Integrated Solid Waste Management System and Landfill Site, Peshawar Corrective Action Plan Environment Compliance Audit Reports Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Landfill Site Kohat Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mardan Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Jun 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mingora Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Jun 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Abbottabad Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Jun 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Peshawar Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Jun 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mardan Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Mar 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Mingira Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Feb 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Abbottabad Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Feb 2021
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Peshawar Solid Waste Management Facility Development Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Feb 2021

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project (5 Lots) - Corrigendum Invitation for Bids
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project (5 Lots) Invitation for Bids Active
Design, Build and Operate (DBO) for Collection, Transport, Transfer, Segregation, Treatment and Disposal of Solid Waste in Peshawar, Kohat, Swat, Abbottabad, and Mardan Invitation for Bids Active
Research Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Tourism Specialist (To be hired through Firm) Individual - Consulting Closed
Smart City Specialist (To be hired through Firm) Individual - Consulting Closed
Training / Capacity Building Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Institutional Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Technical Advisor Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Finance and Administration Individual - Consulting Closed
Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Development Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Contract Admin / Management Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Deputy Director (Landscape Architect) / Landscape Architect Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Abbottabad Individual - Consulting Closed
M&E Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Peshawar Individual - Consulting Closed
MIS Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
IT Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Solid Waste Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Internal Auditor Individual - Consulting Closed
Deputy Director (Landscape Architect) / Landscape Architect Individual - Consulting Closed
Wastewater Treatment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Gender Coordinator / Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Finance and Administration Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Project Development Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Reforms Individual - Consulting Closed
Director (Gender & Inclusion) / Gender Project Manager Individual - Consulting Closed
MIS Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Manager Finance & Accounting Individual - Consulting Closed
Finance & Account Officer (Accounting) Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Development Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Kohat Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Swat Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Kohat Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Abbottabad Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Peshawar Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Mardan Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Peshawar Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Abbottabad Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist - CIU Swat Individual - Consulting Closed
Skills and Enterprise Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist - Mardan Individual - Consulting Closed
ADB Loan 4160-PAK: ADB Loan 8412-PAK (AIIB Co-Financing): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-04 Lot 1] - Rebidding Invitation for Bids Closed
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Procurement and Contract Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Institutional Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
M&E Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Municipal Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Scholarships Program Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
GIS Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Manager Admin and HR Individual - Consulting Closed
Financial Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Smart City Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Training / Capacity Building Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
MIS Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Contract Admin / Management Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Wastewater Treatment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Communication Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Legal Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Solid Waste Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Development Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Tourism Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Deputy Director (Landscape Architect) / Landscape Architect Individual - Consulting Closed
IT Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Technical Advisor Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Technical Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Finance and Administration Individual - Consulting Closed
Internal Auditor Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Reforms Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Compliance Individual - Consulting Closed
Director (Gender & Inclusion) / Gender Project Manager Individual - Consulting Closed
Director Project Development Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Director Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Development Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB-Goods-KPCIP-01] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-03] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/01 Lots 1-5] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-04] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-02] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed
Environment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Capacity Development Specialist - Gender and Social Inclusion GESI (WASH and SWM) Individual - Consulting Closed
Finance & Account Officer (Accounting) Individual - Consulting Closed
Infrastructure Engineer (WATSAN) Individual - Consulting Closed
Admin Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Training / Capacity Building Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Skills and Enterprise Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Municipal Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Community Engagement and Behavioral Change Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Media and Communication Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Legal Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Urban Planner Individual - Consulting Closed
Communication Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Research Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Gender Coordinator / Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Infrastructure Engineer (SWM) Individual - Consulting Closed
Deputy Director (Landscape Architect) / Landscape Architect Individual - Consulting Closed
Institutional Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Tourism Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Infrastructure Engineer (Wastewater Treatment) Individual - Consulting Closed
M&E Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
IT Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Procurement and Contract Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Smart City Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Contract Admin / Management Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Safeguard Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Urban Planner Individual - Consulting Closed
Wastewater Treatment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Scholarships Program Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Community Liaison Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Support Officer - Gender Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Finance & Account Officer (Reporting) Individual - Consulting Closed
IT Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
GIS Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Municipal Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
GIS Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Training / Capacity Building Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
MIS Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Urban Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Solid Waste Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-03] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB-Goods-KPCIP-01] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-04] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/CW-02] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed
51036-PAK: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project [OCB/KPCIP/01 Lots 1-5] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
MINGORA GREATER WATER SUPPLY SCHEME INCLUDING NEW WATER TREATMENT PLANT (WTP), INTAKE STRUCTURE, TRANSMISSION, AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND SCADA: LOT-1: WATER TREATMENT PLANT Loan 4160 28 Dec 2023 M/S ZAHIR KHAN & BROTHERS - M/S EREN INSAAT SANAYI VE TICARET (JV) | House No. 890, Sector-C, Kanju Township, Kanju Swat and Plot No. 44, Street No. 11, I-9/2, Islamabad Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Department 26,544,093.14 17,351,814.70
Financial Management Specialist Loan 4160 01 Nov 2023 Ghulam Mustafa | House No. 17, Street 06, Sector D-17/2, MVHS, Islamabad Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Department 139,199.16 136,757.07
Procurement of Works for Improvement/Construction of Water Supply System: Lot-1: Rehabilitation and Upgradation of Water Supply System Connected to the WTP with SCADA in Abbottabad Loan 4160 31 Mar 2023 Joint Venture - M/s Zahir Khan & Brothers and M/s T.T.Sh-Inshaat Limited Liability Company | Plot No. 44, Street No. 11, I-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 30,276,108.88 19,661,969.82
Procurement & Contract Management Specialist Loan 4160 16 Nov 2022 Shafiq Ullah Khan | District & Tehsil Bannu, Post Office Domel Village, Jangi Kalla Ziraki Pirba Khel, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 268,074.32 165,622.78
Catchment Area of Rorya STP Mardan including New Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and required SCADA system Loan 4160 15 Nov 2022 JV M/s Jiangsu Tianyu Environmental Protection Group Municipal Engineering Co., Ltd (PRC); and M/s Matracon Pakistan Private Limited | Binhu, Zhenwu Town, Jiangdu District, Yangzhou City, China and 60-At, Street No. 39, F-10/4, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 37,546,919.17 24,127,249.45
Mingora Greater Water Supply Scheme including New Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Intake Structure, Transmission, and Distribution Systems and SCADA Loan 4160 30 Nov 2022 JV of Zahir Khan & Brothers (PAK) and T.T.Sh - Insaat (AZE) | Plot 44, Street 11, I-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 90,751,399.08 58,993,782.05
Construction/Improvement of Water Supply System: Lot-4 Impv't of Water Supply System w/ Scada incl rehabilitation & provision of water storage reservoirs, new distribution network and water metering system & energization of existing tube wells, Peshawar Loan 4160 15 Nov 2022 Joint Venture of M/s Zahir Khan & Brothers and M/s T.T.Sh-Inshaat Limited Liability Company | Plot 44, Street 11, I-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 11,724,879.76 7,531,607.09
PROCUREMENT OF WORKS FOR IMPROVEMENT / CONSTRUCTION OF WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM: Lot-2: Rehabilitation and Upgradation of Water Supply System Connected to the WTP with SCADA in Abbottabad including New Water Treatment Plant Loan 4160 15 Nov 2022 Joint Venture of M/s Zahir Khan & Brothers and M/s T.T.Sh-Inshaat Limited Liability Company | Plot 44, Street 11, I-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 11,724,879.76 7,534,282.57
Improvement/Construction of Water Supply System: Lot-3: Improvement of Water Supply System with SCADA in Kohat Including: a. Rehabilitation or Provision of Water Storage Reservoirs b. New Distribution Network c. Solarization of Existing Tube Wells Loan 4160 15 Nov 2022 Joint Venture of M/s Zahir Khan & Brothers and M/s T.T.Sh-Inshaat Limited Liability Company | Plot 44, Street 11, I-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 20,986,357.08 13,485,609.03
CW-03 Lot-1: Kotal Township (KDA) Sewerage System including New Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and required SCADA system Loan 4160 13 Oct 2022 Joint Venture of ES Baku LLC (AZE) and JHK Construction Co. (PAK) | Hakim House, Hakimabad, Main GT Road, Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 30,572,244.35 19,732,121.03
Lot 2: Urban/Green Space Initiatives - Women's Business Development & Community Center Kohat Grant 0816 27 Jun 2022 Joint Venture of Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd and JHK Construction Company | Khana Flyover Toll Plaza Office Defence Road Nangar Valley Lahore and Hakim House Hakimabad Main GT Road Nowshera Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Gov't Elections and Rural Dev Dept 1,038,387.18
Lot 3: Urban/Green Space Initiatives - Ring Road Green Belt; and N-45 National Highway, Mardan Loan 4160 30 Jun 2022 Joint Venture of Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. and JHK Construction Company | Khana Flyover Toll Plaza Office, Defence Road, Nangar Valley Lahore Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 2,796,224.00 1,847,979.19
Lot 5: Urban/Green initiatives - Besai Park Hayatabad Peshawar; Bagh-e-Naran Park Extension, Peshawar Loan 4160 30 Jun 2022 Joint Venture of Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. and JHK Construction Company | Khana Flyover Toll Plaza Office, Defence Road, Nangar Valley Lahore Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 5,071,187.55 3,351,465.78
Lot 1: Pedestrianization of Market in Old City Centre; and UrbanGreen Space Initiatives-Sherwan Adventure Family Park, Abbottabad Loan 4160 30 Jun 2022 Joint Venture of Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. and JHK Construction Company | Khana Flyover Toll Plaza Office, Defence Road, Nangar Valley Lahore Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 5,639,004.98 3,726,727.14
Project Management and Construction Supervision Consultants (PMCSC) Loan 4160 18 Apr 2022 Minconsult Sdn. Bhd. | Lot 6, Jalan 51a/223, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 16,725,037.35 10,152,055.87
Lot 1: Pedestrianization of Market in Old City Centre; and UrbanGreen Space Initiatives-Sherwan Adventure Family Park, Abbottabad Loan 4160 30 Jun 2022 Joint Venture of Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. and JHK Construction Company | Khana Flyover Toll Plaza Office, Defence Road, Nangar Valley Lahore Local Gov't, Elections and Rural Dev. Dept. 5,639,004.98 3,726,727.14

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans May 2023