APPROVAL DATE: Dec. 07, 2018 SECTOR: TRANSPORT REGION: BANGLADESH
Bangladesh: Mymensingh Kewatkhali Bridge Project
The subject project will address cross river bottlenecks at strategic locations in Bangladesh. It consists of the components of (a) construction works and consulting services and (b) project management supports and capacity building. The purpose of the grant under AIIB Project Preparation Special Fund is to support the client, the Roads and Highways Department of Bangladesh, to enhance the technical feasibility and develop high quality technical designs of Kewatkhali Bridge crossing on Brahmaputra River in Mymensingh City. The grant will support the client prepare environmental and social safeguard documents up to the higher standards and to manage the anticipated large amount of resettlement. The grant will also strengthen the project implementation unit by filling in critical skill gaps.