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PPP Office Consult with PFI

Posting Date: 5 June, 2012

 

A stakeholder consultation meeting on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) was held on 5 th June at the conference room of Bangladesh Bank. The consultation session was organized by the Investment Promotion and Financing Facility (IPFF) Unit of Bangladesh Bank (BB) and was chaired by Mr. Md. Abul Quasem, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank. Mr. Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO, PPP Office under the Prime Minister's office and Dr. M. Fouzul Kabir Khan, Team Leader, ADB Technical Assistance Team, discussed the government's PPP Initiative and the preparatory work completed under the ADB TA programme. The objective of the consultation meeting was to create awareness among potential PPP project lenders regarding the progress of the country's PPP initiatives and discuss the lenders' role in PPP along with the opportunities and challenges. Representatives from 14 banks and Financial Institutions and personnel from the IPFF Unit, BB participated in the consultation session.

The consultation session commenced with a welcome speech by Deputy Governor Mr. Quasem. He informed the participants the current status of the IPFF project and the interest of both Bangladesh Bank and the World Bank (WB) to promote and support the PPP projects through the IPFF program. He mentioned that IPFF is also considering supporting social sector projects in education and health sectors. The CEO of the PPP office emphasized the need for preparatory work for PPP and narrated his personal experience of working on the PPP programs in the U.K., where he saw remarkable success in the implementation of a multibillion dollar PPP Programme . He also explained how the PPP program has created opportunities for the private sector as well as the lenders. He also discussed the government's progress in preparing for the first wave of pilot PPP projects. Dr. Fouzul Khan explained on the basic concepts of PPP and how the government envisages the country's PPP programs to move forward. He briefed everyone about the preparatory activities needed and undertaken so far, including the setting up and operationalization of the PPP Office, drafting of PPP Law, preparation of Screening, Project Development and Bid Processing manuals, issuance of various Fiscal Support guidelines etc. The , CEO, PPP Office concluded the presentation by mentioning the key role of the lenders in executing PPP projects and encouraged early and regular dialogue so that potential financing issues could explored in advance to enable the successful completion of PPP projects.

The Bangladesh Bank and the PPP Office had a very engaging and fruitful discussion with the banks and the financial institutions where a number of ideas where shared on how the enabling framework for executing PPP transactions could be further developed.

The Bangladesh Bank and the PPP Office thanked the representatives for their participations and their suggestions and emphasized the importance of working together with the private sector and other public sector authorities to take forward these suggestions to support the development of a vibrant PPP programme.

The consultation session was concluded on an optimistic note with the remarks by CEO, PPP Office and the Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, that the government is keen to work together with the private sector to ensure accelerated investments in the country through successful implementation of the PPP programme.

 
EVENTS ARCHIVE
2017 (1)
PPP Authority signed G2G Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism MLIT, Japan
28 June, 2017
 
2016 (8)
PPP Stakeholder Workshop with Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF) and UNCDF
21 November, 2016
PPP Authority signed ‘PPP Financing Partnership’ MOU with 14 Financial Institutions
4 November, 2016
Prime Minster Chairs first Board of Governors Meeting Under the PPP Act
3 March, 2016
Signing of the development Agreement & Permit giving ceremony for Mongla Economic Zone
26 February, 2016
Commencement of Project Development Activities for “Establishment of International Standard Tourism Complex at Existing Motel Compound of BPC at Sylhet”
25 February, 2016
PPP Stakeholder Workshop with Ministry of Industries
24 February, 2016
Stakeholder Workshop on Draft Feasibility Report of "Construction & Operation of Inland Container Terminal at Khanpur" under PPP
28 January, 2016
PPP Stakeholder Workshop with Ministry of Environment & Forest
7 January, 2016
 
2015 (13)
Pre-application Meeting
28 October, 2015
Pre-application Meeting
27 October, 2015
Pre-application Meeting
26 October, 2015
Pre-bid Meeting
22 September, 2015
Enactment of the Bangladesh Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act, 2015
20 September, 2015
Commencement of Project Development Activities for Establishment of International Standard Tourism Complex at Existing Motel Upal Compound of BPC at Cox’s Bazar
16 August, 2015
Pre-Application Meeting
31 May, 2015
Commencement of Project Development Activities for Establishing Bangladesh Railways Medical College in Chittagong
9 April, 2015
Commencement of Project Development Activities for Construction & Operation of Inland Container Terminal (ICT) at Khanpur on PPP basis
30 March, 2015
Commencement of Project Development Activities for Construction of Laldia Bulk Terminal at Chittagong on PPP basis
30 March, 2015
Expanding Public Health Services through PPP
12 March, 2015
Stakeholder Workshop on Development of Integrated Tourism and Entertainment Village at Cox’s Bazar
26 February, 2015
Contract Signing with Private Investor for Establishment of Two Out Patient Hemodialysis Centers at NIKDU Hospital, Dhaka and CMC Hospital, Chittagong on Public Private Partnership Model
27 January, 2015
 
2014 (13)
Seminar of Draft PPP Law
22 October, 2014
Commencement of Project Development Activities for setting up of 5 star hotel at Zakir Hossain Road, Chittagong
16 October, 2014
International Investors Forum Bangladesh 2014 for promoting investment climate in Bangladesh
17 September, 2014
Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway Contract Signing for Feasibility Study and Detailed Design
03 July, 2014
Commencement of Project Development Activities for Integrated Tourism and Entertainment Village at Cox's Bazar
30 June, 2014
Round Table Discussion on PPP in Bangladesh
31 May, 2014
PPP Stakeholders Workshop with Focal Points
8 May, 2014
PPP Stakeholder Workshop with Senior GoB Officials
30 April, 2014
Project Development for Upgrading the Hemayetpur-Singair-Manikganj Road into 4 lane expressway on PPP basis
27 April, 2014
Transaction Advisor Appointed for Construction of Flyover from Shantinagar to Dhaka-Mawa Road (Jhilmil) on PPP basis
27 April, 2014
PPP Stakeholders Workshop with Planning Commission
17 April, 2014
PPP Stakeholders Workshop with Focal Points
3 April, 2014
Inauguration of the Project Development for Mirpur Housing under PPP modality
27 February, 2014
 
2013 (11)
Start of the Project Development for Dhaka By-Pass Road under PPP modality
12 December, 2013
Pre-Bid Meeting held for Development of Jetties at Mongla Port through PPP
10 October, 2013
PPP Office Organizes Round Table discussion with Development Partners
9 October, 2013
Stakeholder Consultation for PPP Project Abasar
7 October, 2013
PPP Training in HPN (Health Population & Nutrition) sector
17 June, 2013
Workshop on enhancement of long-term PPP Financing
4 May, 2013
Workshop on "PPP in Tourism"
14 March, 2013
Inter-ministerial meeting on draft PPP Law, 2013
14 March, 2013
PPP Stakeholders' Workshop
28 January, 2013
Workshop on "Sharing PPP Experiences"
24 January, 2013
PPP key to realizing vision 2021 development goals
1 January, 2013
 
2012 (5)
Workshop on PPP Training Needs Assessment
10 November, 2012
PPP Office attended View Exchange meeting on IPFF Financing for potential PPP projects
8 October, 2012
Government of Bangladesh to Expand Affordable Dialysis Service through Public-Private Partnership
17 September, 2012
PPP Office Consult with BUILD
10 June, 2012
PPP Office Consult with PFI
5 June, 2012
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