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Workshop on enhancement of long-term PPP Financing

Posting Date: 4 May, 2013

A discussion meeting was organized by IPFF project cell, Bangladesh Bank with the participation of the World Bank, PPP office and Managing Directors/Chief Executive officers of Banks and Financial Institutions on Prospective Project Pipeline Development held at the conference room of Hotel Sarina on 4th May, 2013 at 3.30 pm. The objective of the meeting is to address the difficulties faced by PFIs for loan disbursement and other unaddressed issues in this regard and to find ways to accelerate the use of on-lending component of IPFF fund. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Abul Quasem, Deputy Governor of Bangladesh bank as well as project director of IPFF project. Mr. A.K.M Abdullah, Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank and Mr. Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO of PPP office were also present in the meeting.

At the outset of the meeting, welcoming all the participants, the Chairman delivered the opening speech. After that Deputy Project Director of IPFF Project Mrs. Husne Ara Shikha made a power point presentation on the opportunities available in IPFF project for PFIs. CEO, PPP Office, Mr. Syed Afsor H Uddin delivered his speech narrating the future projects of PPP to be financed by banks and financial institutions. He also presented a new concept called Indicative Financial Support where the engagement of the PFIs in the crucial steps (RFQ, RFP etc.) of awarding PPP projects would be ensured. After that World Bank's Financial Sector Specialist Mr. A.K.M. Abdullah presented various aspects on how the WB review a loan proposal and there concerns for development of present PPP scenario in Bangladesh. As a last speaker, Chairman of Mongla Port Authority Mr. H.R Bhuiyan delivered his speech depicting strategic reason for Bangladesh for an alternative port and explaining the necessity to upgrade the capacity of Mongla port for the greater interest of the People of Bangladesh.

Mr. Syed Afsor H Uddin discussed about the broader avenue of PPP. He opined that financing a PPP project should not be the goal rather it should be treated as a program as PPP is a new concept in Bangladesh. He told that if the PFIs would involve in various steps of awarding a PPP project, it would reduce the uncertainty of financing by the PFIs.

He also told that, once there will be successful implementation of a PPP project, a number of PPP projects will come automatically. He assured that PPP office is working relentlessly to build a strong pipeline of PPP project and by the next year 10 to 15 PPP projects would be ready for financing. In his speech he also showed the process specified in Public Private Partnership (PPP), 2010.

The chairman thanked the CEO, PPP Office for preparing a pipeline consisting of 37 Nos. PPP projects. The participants of PFIs raised a number of issues regarding financing in PPP projects that require attention of Bangladesh Bank as well as the World Bank. The chair assured to take care of those matters and hoped that in the journey of IPFF, the PFIs would act proactively to finance PPP projects. He believe that interaction between government, investors and financial institutions will help us financing more and more PPP projects under IPFF project and improve the overall PPP scenario in Bangladesh.

 
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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