|Title:||Project Preparation of Regional Gas Transmission Efficiency Enhancement Project|
|Dates:||April, 2019 - April, 2020|
The Asian Development Bank has requested technical assistance to conduct due diligence on the proposed loan for a gas pipeline. The due diligence covers technical, economic, financial, procurement, and social and environmental safeguard and includes some capacity development support essential to familiarize the national gas agency, Uzbekneftegaz, gas transmission company, Uztransgas, with ADB''''''''''''''''s procurement and disbursement procedures, and safeguard requirements. The project addresses three key areas in the gas sector: (i) gas transmission network; (ii) O&M practice; and (iii) corporate management.