Japanese company to rehabilitate the Qizilqala-Bokhtar road

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Tajik authorities consider that conclusion of this agreement is one more step to break the transportation deadlock.

Recall, a tender for rehabilitation of the Qizilqala-Bokhtar section of the Dushanbe-Bokhtar highway took place in Tokyo on March 16 and only Dai Nippon Construction participated in the tender. The Frist Deputy Minister of Tajikistan, Rahim Bobozoda, attended the ceremony that took place through video-conferencing and appreciated Japan’s support for implementation of the transport infrastructure development projects in Tajikistan.

Tajikistan’s lower house (Majlisi Namoyandagon) of parliament voted for ratification of an agreement on providing a grant aid for the project aimed at rehabilitation the Qizilqala-Bokhtar section of the Dushanbe-Bokhtar highway on December 18, 2019.

The Government of Japan has reportedly allocated 3,232,000,000 Japanese Yen, in addition to 117, 000,000 Japanese Yen for detailed design, through JICA to support the implementation of the project

Under this project, the transportation and traffic safety in part of the Dushanbe-Bokhtar highway will be improved through the rehabilitation of the Qizilqala-Bokhtar section of the highway, thereby contributing to the economic development of Tajikistan.

One of the development priorities of Tajikistan is the improvement of road infrastructure that is crucial for the country to overcome communication deadlock and turn itself into a transit hub. To support the efforts of the Government of Tajikistan, the Government of Japan has been funding several projects through JICA in the transport sector.

DAI Nippon Construction provides engineering construction services. The Company contracts and builds railroads, commercial, institutional, and residential buildings. Dai Nippon also operates real estate brokerage and leasing business.

Source: Asia-Plus