Lao People's Democratic Republic: Strengthening Public Finance Management Program (Subprogram 1)

Sovereign Project | 52146-001

Project Name Strengthening Public Finance Management Program (Subprogram 1)
Project Number 52146-001
Country / Economy Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3825-LAO: Strengthening Public Finance Management Program (Subprogram 1)
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 45.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Public services for achieving the NSEDP goals sustainably financed (The Eighth National Socio-Economic Development Plan 2016- 2020).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome PFM and fiscal position strengthened
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Public Debt Management and Tax Reform

2. Revenue and expenditure framework

3. Governance and budget credibility

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Jhelum Thomas
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Thipphakorn Chantavongsa
That Luang Road
P.O. Box 46, Vientiane, 23 Singha Road
Lao People's Democratic Republic of
Concept Clearance 20 Nov 2018
Fact Finding 10 Dec 2018 to 14 Dec 2018
MRM 04 Mar 2019
Approval 25 Sep 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2019

Loan 3825-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Sep 2019 30 Oct 2019 14 Nov 2019 31 Aug 2020 - 31 Dec 2019
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 45.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 45.00 17 Jun 2022 45.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Jun 2022 45.00 0.00 100%

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