News List

Compiled features on recent developments in regional cooperation and integration in the SASEC region.

April 2022

Gorai Flyover along SASEC Highway in Bangladesh Opened in Time for Eid al-Fitr Holiday

The Gorai flyover in Mirzapur upazila, Tangail, was opened to traffic on April 25, 2022. "The flyover will ensure smooth movement of vehicles," said Mr. Noor-e-Alam, additional director of South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)-1 project, Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department.

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Tags: Bangladesh, SASEC, Road Transport, ADB, Economic Corridor Development

April 2022

Bangladesh Signs Intelligent Transport System Project under SASEC

The Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department signed an $18 million contract with NDE Ltd. and FiberHome Telecommunication Technologies Co. Ltd. for Bangladesh's first dedicated intelligent transport system (ITS) project. The project, under the SASEC Road Connectivity Project 2 (Package 15), is financed by the Asian Development Bank.

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Tags: Bangladesh, SASEC, Road Transport, ADB

September 2021

KOICA Supporting Bangladesh Road Connectivity Projects

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the Bangladesh Road Transport and Highways Division (RTHD), and Roads and Highways Department (RHD) held a knowledge sharing webinar on "Strengthening Road Maintenance & Management System of Bangladesh" via Zoom on 14 September 2021.

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Tags: Bangladesh, SASEC, Road Transport