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CM Sindh lays foundation stone of Karachi’s K-IV water project

K4 PROJECT

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has laid the foundation of long-conceived K-IV water project today, ARY News reported.

Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad and CM Sindh performed the groundbreaking of the project in Kathore.

K-IV in 2014 was approved by the government at a cost of Rs.25.552 billion with 50% share of Government of Sindh. Rs.849 million had been allocated for this project in the budget 2014-15.


CM Sindh lays foundation stone of K-4 project

However, in the current fiscal year’s budget, the provincial government earmarked Rs. 6 billion for the K-4 water project.

The project, which will provide additional 650 million gallons a day (MGD) water to Karachi to meet its water requirements, will be completed by 2020 in three phases with the total cost of Rs25.5 billion.

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