38920-014: AFG: ROSHAN CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The Project will help to (i) expand the communications infrastructure in Afghanistan in the context of a country where, after 23 years of conflict, there is no functioning fixed line telecommunications service, a barely functioning postal service, poor roads, and where literacy rates are amongst the lowest in the world and where families are large and often separated; (ii) expand the role of small and medium-sized enterprise service providers, who are subcontractors of Roshan; (iii) ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Borrower/Equity Investment Name TELECOM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY AFGHANISTAN LIMITED
Project Number 38920-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7202
Approval Date 04 Nov 2004
Closing Date 16 Sep 2006
Geographical Location Afghanistan
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector ICT
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

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