37559-033: National Highway Development Sector Investment Program-Project 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project is designed to achieve three specific objectives: (i) improve road sector efficiency on the main transport corridors in Pakistan, (ii) support regional cooperation by removing or relaxing physical, institutional and other barriers to improve transportation and increase trade; and (iii) institutional capacity building of NHA. Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37559-033
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2231
Approval Date 15 Feb 2006
Closing Date 19 Apr 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 180,000
Geographical Location Balochistan and Punjab
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 166
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 7,251,158

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
Narendra Singru
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
National Highway Authority
Mr. Altaf Chaudhry

PDS Creation Date
27 Oct 2006

Last PDS Update
08 Jan 2013