Finance injection for road project in Tajikistan
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will commit a total of USD 55 million to the upgrade of a key section of motorway connecting Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe, with neighbouring Uzbekistan.
The road is part of the Pamir highway and trans-continental highway networks. Providing a direct connection between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as well a link to Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan, the highway is one of the most important international roads still is urgent need of reconstruction. (ben)