38459-012: Promoting South Asian Regional Economic Cooperation

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the RETA are to: (i) assist the SAARC Secretariat including the SAARC Centers, in implementing the regional cooperation initiatives effectively in the selected sectors, as outlined in the Islamabad Declaration; (ii) enhance the capacity of the SAARC Secretariat and its member states for undertaking regional cooperation work in the priority areas; and (iii) support collaborative activities to strengthen cooperation between SAARC and ASEA, and other regional organizations. ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 38459-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 6187
Approval Date 27 Sep 2004
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 655
Geographical Location Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic affairs management
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)


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