Tajikistan Air Navigation

Location:

Tajikistan

Project number:

50216

Business sector:

Transport

Notice type:

Public

Environmental category:

B

Target board date:

24 Jul 2019

Status:

Signed

PSD disclosed:

16 Apr 2019

Translated version of this PSD: Russian

Project Description

The provision of a senior loan to State Unitary Enterprise "Tajikairnavigation" ("Company", "TAN") for the modernisation of its air navigation monitoring and control systems (the "Project").

Project Objectives

Financing of investments in air navigation service infrastructure to improve flight safety and security, support continuity of service and minimise disruption of airspace management.

Transition Impact

Good.

The project is supporting the country's commitments to implement the Global Air Navigation Plan 2016-2030 of ICAO. It will help improve the air navigation systems in the country and the company's planning capacity. The project is expected to contribute to the Competitive quality through the cost reduction for air navigation services and by providing benefits for the aviation industry in Tajikistan. Cost and operational inefficiencies will be addressed through the investment programme.

The project is further expected to support the Integrated quality through material quality and capacity improvements. The upgraded infrastructure and operational capacity may also improve the interoperability of the air navigation services in the region, however this will have to be confirmed as part of the due diligence process.

Client Information

TAJIK AIR NAVIGATION SUE

Tajikairnavigation (TAN) a company responsible for providing air navigation services ("ANS") in Tajikistan.

EBRD Finance Summary

USD 7,000,000.00

A senior loan of up to US$ 7 million equivalent to the Company to be provided in US$ or €.

Total Project Cost

USD 9,200,000.00

Project costs are expected to be US$ 9.2 million (€8.13 million).

Environmental and Social Summary

Categorised B (2014 ESP). Due diligence has been carried out by independent consultants, and it has shown that the environmental and social (E&S) issues associated with the purchase and upgrade of the air navigation and meteorological equipment at Dushanbe and Khujand airports will be limited and can be mitigated by good management and construction practice. The due diligence has identified a number of areas where mitigation actions will be required to be agreed with the client in the form of an Environmental and Social Action Plan. This plan will be fully agreed with the client prior to Board review.

Technical Cooperation

The following technical cooperation (the "TC") assignments are envisaged as part of this project:

Pre-loan signing

  • Project due diligence assessment including review of the industry, company's operations, financial and economic analysis of the proposed investments and Environmental & Social Assessment (EUR 74,500 financed by the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund ("SSF")).

Post-loan signing

  • Project Implementation Support. International consultant to support the Project Implementation Unit with procurement, preparation and evaluation of tenders, contract award and administration, financial control, project management and reporting. The estimated cost of the assignment is up to USD 300,000 proposed to be financed by an international donor, or the SSF.
     
  • Corporate Development Support Programme. The estimated cost of the assignment is up to USD 200,000 proposed to be financed by an international donor, or the SSF.

Company Contact Information

Mr Loiq Ashurov, CEO
office@airnav.tj
+992 48 7011734
www.airnav.tj
32/3 Mirzo Mastongulova Street Dushanbe, Tajikistan 734012
 

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