Subregional Transport Connectivity Sector Project (National Highway Development Sector Investment Program in Pakistan)

Date: June 2005
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Document Type: Environmental Assessment and Measures / Summary Environmental Impact Assessments
Project Number: 37559-023

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Description

This summary environmental impact assessment examines the social and environmental consequences of the project prior to execution and provides information to decision makers and the public about the environmental implications of proposed actions. 

This assessment report covers the general assessment of the environmental impacts associated with the proposed subregional transport connectivity sector project in Pakistan, and the summary of the detailed environmental assessment of three sample subprojects: (i) the initial environmental examination (IEE) of the proposed rehabilitation and improvement of national highway N25, section Hub–Uthal, in Balochistan; (ii) the IEE of the proposed rehabilitation and improvement of national highway N50, section Kuchlak–Zhob, in Balochistan; and (iii) the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the proposed rehabilitation and construction of new bypass at the national highway N70, section Multan–Muzaffargarh, in Punjab. 

The title of the Project has been changed to “National Highway Development Sector Investment Program in Pakistan.” This change applies to all relevant references to the previous project title cited in the report.