Contract awarded for consultancy service of K-IV project

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has awarded the contract for the unified consultancy services regarding the construction of Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme (K-IV) to a JV of Pakistani and Austrian companies.

Rs 1.14 billion contract awarded to the JV of Pakistani and Austrian companies consists of design review, detailed engineering design for conveyance system, allied electro-mechanical works, power, coordination for distribution system, preparation of bidding documents and the PC-I.

The signing ceremony for award of consultancy services between Wapda and the JV for K-IV project held at the Wapda House. The ceremony was attended by Austrian Ambassador Nicolaus Keller, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, Chairman Wapda Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (retd), Joint Secretary Water Resources Syed Mehar Ali Shah, Member (Power) Wapda Jamil Akhter, General Manager Hydro Planning Wapda Muhammad Abid Sheikh, General Manager (Central Contract Cell) Wapda Muhmmad Tariq and other officers concerned.

Speaking on the occasion, the Wapda chairman said that Wapda is implementing K-IV as a priority project with a view to fulfilling the responsibility entrusted upon it by the Prime Minister and the federal government.