According to the bank website, "The technical assistance (TA) aims to support the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and its eight member states in implementing policies and measures directed at increasing integration levels in and reinforcing the growth momentum of the region.
It aims to create greater and higher quality connectivity between economies, global and regional trade and investment opportunities expanded, and regional public goods increased and diversified.
The TA is also aligned with the country programs as all SAARC member states put premium on RCI as one key aspect to address national and regional development issues."
According to project documents, this TA is categorized as low risk.
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00.
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 500,000.00.
Responsible ADB Officer: Li, Dongxiang
Responsible ADB: Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division: Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD
Asian Development Bank
Dongxiang Li, Lead Regional Cooperation Specialist
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
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