First Road Working Group Meeting on Regional Cooperation in Transport Projects in Central Asia Regions


The objectives of the meeting covered the existing condition of the road, the proposed options for road improvement, and identification of trade and traffic potential. In particular, the Road Working Group meeting focused on

  • the identification of the primary constraints to increased use of the road between the Fergana Valley, Irkeshtam, and Kashgar;
  • measures that could be undertaken to ease these constraints and maximize traffic flows, and
  • financing options for the project to improve the road and for subsequent maintenance.

Target Participants

The target participants were ADB representatives, road sector specialists as well as members of transport Sector Coordinating Committee (SCC) under ADB’s regional economic cooperation program from Kyrgyz Republic, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Those invited were:

SCC Representatives for Transport

Mr. Fan Zhenyu
Senior Engineer and Project Officer (PRC)
Comprehensive Planning Department
Ministry of Communications
Tel No. +86 10 65292204
Fax No. +86 10 65292201

Mr. Kubanychbek Mamaev
First Deputy Minister (KGZ)
Ministry of Transport and Communication
Tel No. +996 312 611176
Fax No. +996 312 664781

Mr. Abdurakhim Ashurov
First Deputy Minister (TAJ)
Ministry of Transport
Tel No. +992 372 212127
Fax No. +992 372 212003

Mr. Anvar Urunov
Lead Expert (UZB)
Division for Economic Cooperation with CIS Countries
Department for External Economic Relations and Foreign Investments
Cabinet of Ministers
Tel No. +998 71 1398408
Fax No. +998 71 1398222/13988256