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.
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.