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Islamabad, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Road Recovery Project (ERRP) received additional financing of USD 9 million to reconstruct an additional 14 km of the Swat Provincial Highway. To date 15.5 km have been reconstructed under the project. The road benefits an estimated 300,000 people. Students are able to get to school on time, patients have faster access to nearby medical facilities and many others continue to benefit from the lower transport and vehicle operating costs and reduced travel time that the highway offers.

 

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Ms. Nargis Sethi, Secretary, Economic Affairs Division and Mr. Rachid Benmessaoud, World Bank Country Director for Pakistan approves USD 9 million additional finance for the Swat Provincial Highway on January 15, 2014.