Regional: Subregional Transport Facilitation Project
This technical assistance aimed to improve subregional transport network and border facilities to reduce transport costs and customs processing delays. It also helped the Government prepare a project to strengthen road connectivity, promote domestic and international trade, and improve capacity building. These lowered import-export costs among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and other countries.
|Approval||19 Nov 2003|
|Funding Type||Technical Assistance|
New access road for the rail Inland Clearance Depot at Birganj and Kakarbita developed
Road border at Biratnagar improved
Customs and freight handling facilities improved
$600,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)