40075-013: National Trade Corridor Highway Investment Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The program will invest in over 300 km of the NTC network. The improvements in NTC highways will reduce the travel time from Karachi to Peshawar by half and provide faster access to the borders with Afghanistan, the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), and Central Asia. Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 40075-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0016
TA No. 7008
Approval Date 10 Dec 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 900,500
Geographical Location Highway sections in the National Trade Corridor
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Dong-Soo Pyo
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
National Highway Authority
Mr. Altaf Ahmad Chaudry

PDS Creation Date
17 Apr 2007

Last PDS Update
16 Jan 2014

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