26522-023: Southern Transport Development Project (Supplementary Financing)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The primary objectives of the Project are to (i) facilitate and act as a catalyst for development in the economically deprived southern region by constructing a new southern highway linking Colombo with Galle, the capital of Southern Province, and Matara; and (ii) produce a sustainable and quantifiable reduction in the country's very high road accident rate. The secondary objective is poverty reduction within the immediate project area, where more than 30% of the population is classified as ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2413
TA No. 7065
|Approval Date||06 Mar 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||90,300|
|Geographical Location||Southern Highway, Sri Lanka|
|Subsector||Road transport (non-urban)|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Indigenous People: C
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