National Trade Corridor Highway Investment Program, Tranche 3


The program is helping Pakistan improve highways along its national trade corridor, which handles the bulk of the country's freight movements and provides a gateway to Afghanistan and Central Asia. Tranche 3 funds a 19-kilometer expressway between Sarai Saleh and Havelian in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

Expected Outcome

The project will improve the regional network for the movement of goods and people along the E35 expressway.

Expected Outputs

Expressway connecting Sarai Saleh and Havelian constructed and operational

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 87.8 Loan (approved 25 Nov 2014)
Department for International Development 39.2 Grant (approved 31 Jul 2015)
Government of Pakistan 23
Total 150