35050-012: Northwest Road Corridor Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


In 1997, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal agreed to establish the South Asian Growth Quadrangle (SAGQ), which will operate within the SAARC framework. One of the objectives of the SAGQ is to jointly develop physical infrastructure mainly roads, railways, ports, inland waterways, and telecommunication links to promote intra and interregional trade. Nepal, a land-locked country in the region, will benefit from having access to Mongla and Chittagong port in Bangladesh as an alternative to ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35050-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 3753
Approval Date 29 Oct 2001
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A/B


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