CAREC Corridor 6 (Ayni–Uzbekistan Border Road) Improvement Project


The project will finance the rehabilitation and reconstruction of a road of approximately 113 km between Ayni and Panjakent and the border with Uzbekistan, the improvement of road safety, the upgrading of Sarazm border post infrastructure and community development including improvement of feeder roads and public facilities and provision of training for local communities.

Expected Outcome

The impact of the project will be enhanced regional cooperation and inclusive economic growth in Tajikistan, particularly in the Sughd province. The outcome will be improved connectivity and mobility along the CAREC Corridor 6 (Ayni–Uzbekistan Border Road).

Expected Outputs

  • 113 km of road from Ayni to Panjakent district to the Uzbekistan border and 31 bridges improved.
  • Improved road safety and strengthened MOT capacity.
  • Sarazm border-post infrastructure upgraded and improved living standards in local communities.

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 100 Grant
OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Fund for International Development 14 Loan
Government of Tajikistan 22
Total 136