PROJECT REVIEW MEETINGS:
The IDA implementation support Mission comprising Senior Water Resource Specialist, Sheikh Javed Ahmed, Senior Agriculture Officer, Mohammad Riaz and Social Specialist, Ms Najam-us-Sahr participated in the three day meeting sessions with the BIWRMD project team from July 18th to 20th. The Mission discussed the implementation status of the project activities with the Project Director, Abdul Hameed Mengal, and the project team including specialists and the project based government counterparts. The sessions focused on processes and implementation status of the social mobilization of the farmer communities and disbursement of matching grants. The ongoing procurement processes of works and services and their subsequent implementation were also deliberated. The Mission specialists engaged in collective and area specific meetings with the project specialists and counterparts from the government departments, and discussed progress, challenges and way forward.