Bangladesh: Subregional Transport Project Preparatory Facility - Additional Financing

This additional financing will provide further support in preparing high-priority transport projects to enhance subregional trade, and will be used to prepare railway and road projects in Bangladesh that are part of the Trans-Asia Railway network and the Asian Highway network. The outcome will be improved efficiency in implementing regional cooperation and integration (RCI) transport projects and facilitating cross-border traffic in Bangladesh.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

26 Oct 2015

Loan

Bangladesh

Transport

Ongoing

$36 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Feasibility study, if required, and detailed design of RCI transport projects

Implementation support to RCI transport projects

Capacity development support to the Roads and Highways Department

FINANCING

$30 million (Asian Development Bank)

$6 million (Government of Bangladesh)