The objectives of the project are to increase access of rural population in NWFP to social services and markets leading to improved livelihoods and poverty reduction, enhance efficiency of road network and transport in the province, and improve subregional cooperation and trade by facilitating road transport to Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics (CARs). These objectives will be achieved through (i) policy reforms and institutional strengthening for provincial and district road agencies, (ii) improving about 700 km of rural access roads and 200 km of provincial highways, (iii) enhancement of subregional connectivity by improving about 300 km of national highways connecting Afghanistan border to the Karachi ports and developing border-crossing infrastructure, and (iv) improving road safety.
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average daily vehicle-kilometers using roads built or upgraded in the first full year of operation
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