Regional: Regional Transport Development in South Asia

This technical assistance is based on previous efforts in identifying regional transport projects among South Asian countries, including the SAARC Regional Multimodal Transport Study and the BIMSTEC Transport Infrastructure and Logistics Study. It will promote and increase investments in transport projects for subregional connectivity in South Asian countries; and further the goals of regional cooperation and integration through increased passenger and freight transport in the regional transport and distribution system.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval16 Nov 2010
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryRegional
SectorTransport/Road
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$2 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Regional transport sector study conducted to produce a regional transport master plan prioritizing critical projects with future regional traffic flow

Pre-feasibility studies for high-priority regional projects prepared

FINANCING

$1.1 million (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)

$900,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund)