Bangladesh: Subregional Transport Project Preparatory Facility

This technical assistance loan will provide a facility to prepare a series of regional cooperation and integration transport projects in roads and railways. The facility will ensure project implementation readiness by providing funding for feasibility studies, detailed design preparation, procurement assistance, and safeguard implementation. The focus will be on priority transport corridors identified in the SAARC Regional Multimodal Transport Study, as well as targeting transport corridors linking with BIMSTEC countries.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

23 Jun 2011

Loan

Bangladesh

Transport

Ongoing

$23 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

$23 million (Asian Development Bank)