40918-014: AFG: Roshan Phase II Expansion

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project financed the second phase of the "accelerated" roll-out plan by Roshan, the largest provider of mobile telecom services in Afghanistan. The Project builds on the success of Roshan's first phase expansion, part-financed by an ADB loan of $35 million approved in November 2004, and seeks to support an accelerated reach of telecommunications to Afghanistan's population including those living outside the major cities. The Project provides for near-countrywide coverage on an ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 40918-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7238
Approval Date 29 Jun 2006
Closing Date 16 Jan 2008
Geographical Location House #461, Karta-e-Wali, Shash Darak, District 9, Kabul, Afghanistan
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector ICT
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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