39500-033: Ho Chi Minh City Urban Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 Investment Program - Tranche 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The purpose of the project is to support the local economic development in HCMC by initiating the first stage of a mass transit transport system, that will improve urban livability due to constant urban degradation and traffic congestion, reduce traffic accidents, and improve the city's air quality. Viet Nam's economy is growing rapidly. This is especially the case in large cities, most notably Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), which are the primary centers of economic growth and will remain so... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 39500-033
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2956
Approval Date 27 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Geographical Location Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Urban Transport
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Robert Valkovic
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee

PDS Creation Date
17 Jul 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014

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