Initial financing secured for Drinking water supply PPP project in Kiffa

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The Government of Mauritania has secured financing for US$100 million from Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) for the Kiffa drinking water supply system.

The project will supply drinking water to 550,000 people in 92 localities in Nouakchott. The scope of work also includes the provision of purification, storage, transportation, and distribution of potable water as well as the development of infrastructure to facilitate raw water collection facilities from the Senegal River.

The estimated investment value for the project is US$317 million. The authority is expecting the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF), the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), the Opec Fund for International Development (OFID), and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to provide financing for the remaining US$217 million.

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