37648-012: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation III (SASEC III)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of RETA is to accelerate pro-poor economic growth of participating SASEC countries, and thereby help achieve poverty reduction in the subregion. The main purpose of RETA is to identify and prioritize subregional projects in the SASEC member countries, and cross regional projects with other South Asian countries and GMS countries in close coordination and cooperation with SAARC and BIMSTEC. The RETA includes: (i) providing a forum for dialogue and interaction; (ii) ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37648-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 6297
Approval Date 22 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location Regional (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal plus Sri Lanka for Tourism)
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Cuong Minh Nguyen
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Mr. Cuong Minh Nguyen

PDS Creation Date
01 Mar 2006

Last PDS Update
18 Oct 2011