35050-012: Northwest Road Corridor Improvement Project

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Description

In 1997, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal agreed to establish the South Asian Growth Quadrangle (SAGQ), which will operate within the SAARC framework. One of the objectives of the SAGQ is to jointly develop physical infrastructure mainly roads, railways, ports, inland waterways, and telecommunication links to promote intra and interregional trade. Nepal, a land-locked country in the region, will benefit from having access to Mongla and Chittagong port in Bangladesh as an alternative to Calcut... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35050-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status
Approval Number TA No. 3753
Approval Date 29 Oct 2001
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender equity
Safeguard Categories Environment: A/B

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Dong-Soo Pyo
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Roads and Highways Department

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