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Pakistan rebuilding flood-damaged infrastructure

Staff Writer |
Pakistan is setting out plans to rebuild infrastructure that has been damaged by flooding.

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The work to rebuild highways and bridges damaged by the flooding is expected to cost nearly $219 million.

Funding to help pay for the work is being provided in the shape of a loan worth close to $197 million from the Philippines-based Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Pakistan’s National Highways Authority (NHA) has set out a programme of works that involves repairing and upgrading a total of 212km of road as well as 33 bridges. The project is expected to take 36 months to complete.

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