39225-034: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will promote regional connectivity with neighboring countries through the investment in the road construction and land ports with custom stations, facilitating cross border trade. The project will also improve the national road network in Bhutan to remote areas in the eastern part of Bhutan near Indian border providing better access to economic opportunities and social services. These facilitate efficient and safe transportation of goods within Bhutan and with neighboring countries.... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 39225-034
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,350
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road transport (non-urban)
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Tsuneyuki Sakai
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
11 Jul 2014

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