Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan road project to be launched

2020-09-17 16:14:55

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 16, Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar held an online meeting with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Managing Director for Central Asia André Küüsvek and EBRD Head in Mongolia Hannes Takasc. The progress of the project on Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan road extension construction being implemented with EBRD financing, its pressing issues and future measures were discussed at the meeting.


Minister L.Khaltar informed about current activities being conducted in the framework of the preparatory measures for the project as well as selection for the project contractors and advisors, and shared his opinions on what measures should be done from the side of EBRD. He also put forth a suggestion to begin the first phase of the construction in September by accelerating project implementation.


Current measures being implemented by the ministry and EBRD and necessary measures to be taken in correlation with completing the process required to launch the project were introduced to the Minister, and the sides agreed to cooperate in launching the project at the earliest possible date. They also discussed other projects that could be implemented on railway and autoroads with financing from the bank.