40371-012: Promoting South Asian Regional Economic Cooperation II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The expected impact of the RETA is the enhanced regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in South Asia. The envisaged outcomes are (i) enhanced capacity of the SAARC Secretariat and its selected regional centers in planning and implementation of cooperation agendas; (ii) increased regional cooperation activities and projects within SAARC; (iii) effective sharing of information and experience on regional cooperation; and (iv) enhanced capacity of the SAARC member countries to implement RCI prog... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 40371-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 6512
Approval Date 08 Aug 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,725
Geographical Location SAARC member states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka)
Sector Transport
Subsector Transport
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ronald Antonio Q. Butiong
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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

Last PDS Update
20 Aug 2014