Rawalpindi Ring Road Project is proposed to improve economic connectivity and road transport efficiency in Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metropolitan through construction of 58.8 kilometers of ring and link roads.
The Project will comprise of 2 components:
Component I: The component will include 58.8 kilometers long road comprising of 38.3 kilometers of ring road and several link roads. Additionally, the support work will enable the project roads fully functional, e.g. installation of traffic management equipment and traffic surveillance, construction of operation and maintenance (O&M) camps and its facilities, tolling and communication systems.
Component II: Based on the assessments of the government systems and project institutional arrangements, institutional strengthening support will be provided.
The stated objective of the proposed project is to improve economic connectivity and road transport efficiency in Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metropolitan Area through constructing the ring road and associated facilities.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Project Team Leader/ Principal Investment Operations Specialist
Tel: +86 (10) 8358 0284
Muhammad Aslam Chaudhary
Economic Affairs Division
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +92 (51) 9205292
Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmad
Additional Chief Secretary
Communication & Works Department
Government of Punjab, Pakistan
Tel: +92 (42) 99210439
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB
In addition, the AIIB has a Project-affected People’s Mechanism. According to AIIB's policies, "people who believe they have been or are likely to be adversely affected by a failure of the Bank to implement the ESP may also submit complaints to the Bank's oversight mechanism in accordance with the policies and procedures to be established by the Bank for such mechanism." However, at the time of writing, the exact scope and function of its Project-affected People’s Mechanism are yet to be finalized.