Tajikistan: Obigarm - Nurobod Road Project - Long Bridge and Approach Roads (AIIB-000309)

Countries
  • Tajikistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Republic of Tajikistan
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 58.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Feb 18, 2020


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, this project finances the improvement of the Obigarin-Burobod road section of the existing M41 highway. This will include two components:

(i) civil works inclduing roadway, tunnels and bridges 

(ii) consulting services

An Environmental and Social Impact Assessment has been prepared and disclosed by the Asian Development Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, but is not available on the project disclosure page.

Potential negative impacts caused by the construction of the project are expected to include pollution of the Rogun reservoir, soil erosion, clearing of vegetation, degradation of aquatic habitats, air pollution, noise, vibration and solid wastes.

Investment Description
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

AIIB Loan: US$55 million 

AIIB Grant: US$3.2 million 

Republic of Tajikistan: US$10.5 million

Contact Information

AIIB

Roberto Salgado - Transport Specialist - roberto.salgado@aiib.org

Ministry of Finance 

Qahhorzoda Fayziddin - Minister - investdiv@mail.ru

Ministry of Transport 

Mirzozoda Sukhrob Begmat - 1st Deputy minister - info@mintrans.tj