Visiting Vice President (Administration and Corporate Management) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Bruce L Davis on Monday visited the legal water connections of Dhaka WASA in Korail Slum in city’s Gulshan area.
Dhaka WASA with the assistance from ADB has brought 290 families of Korail slum out of the 500 families under legal water network. Dhaka WASA is also working to give legal water connection to rest of the Korail slum families by December 2013, said a press release.
ADB Deputy Country Director Stefan Ekelund and Head of Portfolio Management Oleg Tonkonojenkov were present during the visit. Dhaka WASA managing director Engr Taqsem A Khan briefed the delegation on Dhaka WASA program.
Earlier, the ADB delegation met with Dhaka WASA managing director and high officials of Dhaka WASA at WASA Bhaban in the capital.