Kyrgyzstan Gains ADB, EBRD Backing for Road Projects

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will disburse $50 million to help upgrade the Bishkek-Torugart road, a major transport corridor in Kyrgyzstan. About 75 kilometers of two-lane road will be rehabilitated under the project. The initiative will also support the construction of a border control facility, and training and skills development for road engineering graduates of local universities. Meanwhile, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will also grant $35 million for the rehabilitation of Kyrgyzstan's Osh-Batken-Isfana road, according to

. The European Union will release $20 million, while the World Bank will give $18 million for the project.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.