WBG’s IDA Mission Meets Additional Chief Secretary, Balochistan

COORDINATION MEETING:

The Mission of the International Development Association of the World Bank Group (IDA-WBG) comprising Senior Water Resource Specialist, Sheikh Javed Ahmed; Environmental Specialist, Ms. Rahat Jabeen; Social Safeguards Specialist, Ms. Najam-us-Sahar and the PMU team including Project Director, Abdul Hameed Mengal and water resource engineers, Farooq Khajjak and Aashar Hayat participated in a meeting with the recently appointed Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Balochistan, Qamar Masood and Chief Foreign Aid, Mujibur Rahman on October 25th. The Mission discussed the project implementation status and the role of IDA-WBG in the project implementation. The environmental and social safeguards specialists briefed the Secretary regarding the environmental and social safeguards of the project. The ACS expressed support for the project initiatives and emphasized on ensuring the social and environmental safeguards of the local communities and project scheme site areas.