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) preparing background and issue papers, and conducting studies for identifying and prioritizing subregional projects; and (iii) supporting the implementation of priority projects and activities.
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The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.