Third Phase of the Central Asia Regional Links Program (CARs-3)

Summary

The development objective of Third Phase of the Central Asia Regional Links Program Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to increase regional connectivity and support sustainable tourism development in Issyk‐Kul Oblast.

Expected Outcome

The project will finance the rehabilitation of existing road links connecting Issyk-Kul Oblast of Kyrgyzstan with Almaty Oblast of Kazakhstan. The rehabilitation of roads will promote tourism and trade, connect people to markets, and create additional jobs.

Expected Outputs

This project has four components:

  • The first component, Regional Connections, Associated Facilities and Equipment in Issyk‐Kul Oblast, aims to support the establishment of a reliable road connection to Kazakhstan via the Karkyra border-crossing point and access to tourism sites.
  • The second component, Aviation Safety and Service Provision, aims to support strengthening safety and service provision of the aviation sector.
  • The third component, Sustainable Tourism Development in Issyk‐Kul Oblast, aims to support the development of sustainable tourism in Issyk‐Kul Oblast.
  • The fourth component, Project Management and Implementation, aims to support project management and implementation.

Project Types

Loan

Funding

Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
World Bank 55
Total 55
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