Performance Audit Consultancy Service on Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II): Additional Financing (AF-56.1)- World Bank Project.

The Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II) was aimed to improve and maintain/rehabilitate rural transport related infrastructure including inland water transport in those 26 districts. The project was officially closed on April 30, 2019.In 2017, Bangladesh experienced widespread, devastating, and prolonged flooding that resulted in interruption in the transportation network of Bangladesh damaging numerous LGED roads, bridges and culverts constructed and maintained under RTIP-II and other projects. This circumstance triggered an additional financing (AF) under RTIP-II to rehabilitate/maintain the damaged roads in 18 out of 26 RTIP-II project districts. These districts are Pabna, Sirajganj, Tangail, Dhaka, Manikganj, Gazipur, Narayangonj, Narsingdi, Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sherpur, Netrokona, Kishoreganj, Munshiganj, Sylhet, Habiganj, Sunamganj and Moulvibazar. The total cost of RTIP-II AF is US$170 million.

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