39674-022: CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 1

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The 500 kilometer (km) Bishkek-Torugart road is part of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 1 linking the Kyrgyz Republic with the People's Republic of China (PRC) and other Central Asian countries. The Torugart post is a major border control and customs facility between the Kyrgyz Republic and the PRC. The road condition is poor; border-crossing facilities and procedures are outdated and inefficient, and they obstruct international traffic and trade. Improved ... Read More

Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Number 39674-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0123
Approval Date 14 Nov 2008
Closing Date 11 Mar 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Naryn Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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