Tajikistan, Mongolia Gain ADB Financing

The Asian Development Bank is making $20 million available for the rehabilitation of

's Dushanbe-Kyrgyz border road. The grant will be used to construct an emergency bypass and improve a road section near the Kyrgyz border, which is prone to landslides. The Manila-based lender is also offering a $3 million grant to help design and implement a medicard program in

. The sum will be used to identify the beneficiaries of the program, provide capacity development, and monitoring and evaluation tools in order to successfully execute the program.

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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.