29271-013: GMS: East-West Economic Corridor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is part of the larger East-West Transport Corridor Project, which includes components in Thailand, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam. The objective of the larger project is to create a road transport corridor linking north-east Thailand through Lao PDR to Da Nang Port in Viet Nam. The scope of the proposed Bank-financed Project is assisting the Government of Lao with improving about 78 km of Road No. 9 between Maung Phin and the border with Viet Nam. The improvement will include reconstructing t... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 29271-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1727
Approval Date 20 Dec 1999
Closing Date 22 Feb 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 32,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 284
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 842,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Thevakumar Kandiah
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Comm, Trans., Post & Construction
Mr. Khattyasack Chayavong

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
14 Dec 2006

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