ISLAMABAD:- Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD) Tariq Bajwa and World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan here on Wednesday signed agreement of $34.95 million as additional financing for Pakistan Water Sector Capacity building advisory services project. Keeping in view the significance of water and energy resources for the country, the Government of Pakistan had requested World Bank for additional financing of $35 million for the water sector. An agreement in this regard has been signed accordingly.–Staff Reporter

Financing under the agreement would help improve management, investment planning and capacity building for basin level management of indus water resources.