The Asian Highway network is a network of , kilometers of standardized roadways crisscrossing 32 Asian countries with linkages to Europe. The Asian Highway project was initiated in with the aim of promoting the development of international road transport in the region. During the first phase of the project considerable progress was achieved, however, progress slowed down when financial assistance was suspended in Entering into the s and s, regional political and economic changes spurred new momentum for the Asian Highway Project.
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He identifies the authorities' negligence, their inability to understand the importance of AH and lack of commitment to uphold the country's interests, as some of the reasons. The interview was taken by M. Depending on Myanmar's interest and agreement, AH41 could also be extended through Myanmar to Thailand. Apart from the routes mentioned earlier, Bangladesh also proposed, in addition to Tamabil, Austagram Sylhet -Karimganj Assam route which could have provided a much shorter link to Tamu via Imphal.
Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page. This event connected policymakers, particularly ministers and local governments; as well as practitioners, business communities and academicians from countries. While the IRF provides a forum for sharing innovative solutions; the AH project plays a greater role on policy formulation and implementation.
The network is numbered from AH1 up and its roads cross national borders. Each way making up any single Asian Highway route is added to a relation and that relation is given at least these tags:. These tags are added to the relation and not the ways.