Asian Development Bank, Tajikistan sign our grants for a total of US$237.5 million
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The US$105 million power sector development grant program will accelerate the implementation of ongoing energy sector reforms, enhance retail electricity metering and low- and medium-voltage distribution networks in seven cities, and promote gender equality in the power sector in Tajikistan.
The US$67.49 million road network sustainability grant project will rehabilitate two existing national road sections in the Khatlon province: from Danghara to Oqmazor (28.7 kilometers) and from Hulbuk to Kangurt (59.5 kilometers). The project will also help the Ministry of Transport operationalize a road asset management system and promote the economic participation of women in the project area.
The US$15 million additional financing grant project will improve water resources management in the Panj River basin in Tajikistan. The grant will finance the construction of a sediment excluding basin in the Chubek irrigation system in the southern part of the country.
The US$50 million policy-based financial sector and fiscal management improvement grant program supports government-led reforms to increase private sector confidence in and strengthen the financial sector, combined with improvements in fiscal management, which will help increase private investment. ADB disbursed this grant to the country in a single tranche on December 22.
Source: Asia Plus