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Events

PPP Stakeholder Workshop with Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF) and UNCDF

Posting Date: 21 November, 2016

The Public Private Partnership Authority, along with Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF) and United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) jointly organized a workshop on 21st November 2016 at the Banquet Hall of Hotel Abakash located in Mohakhali, Dhaka. The objective of the workshop was to share the experience of implementing the PPP Program in Bangladesh. The workshop was chaired by Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO of PPP Authority while Syed Hasinur Rahman, Managing Director of Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF) was the Chief Guest. Arijit Chowdhury, Additional Secretary of Banking and Financial Institutions Division was also present in the event as Special guest.

Mr. Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO of PPP Authority provided an update on the recent PPP activities and achievements in Bangladesh. He accentuated how PPP had been established as one of the key components in supporting the infrastructure of Bangladesh into a middle income country. He highlighted the success in quality building a large PPP pipeline of over 40 projects in different sectors. He particularly highlighted the role of the PPP Authority and PPP progress so far in the country and also emphasized on aligning linked projects to PPPs keeping municipal infrastructure financing in mind.

Mr. Faruque Ahmed, Director General of PPP Authority gave an overview of the PPP concept, law and institutions and highlighted strong presence of legal framework that is one of the essential elements for PPP projects for being implemented with success.

Mr. Md. Abul Bashar, Deputy Manager of the PPP Authority highlighted various PPP processes in Bangladesh with particular focus on PPP Project Proposal form and PPP Technical Assistance form as part of PPP project development.

The final session was conducted by Ashok Odhikary who discussed the technical aspects including the climate change vulnerabilities in municipal infrastructure financing.

The event was concluded after a thoughtful and participative Q&A session discussion on PPP capacity building requirement issues. It was highlighted that need for capacity building and appropriate identification and clustering of relevant government officials would promote overall PPP development effort in Bangladesh.

It can be mentioned here that the primary objectives of Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF) are (i) to extend financial support to the City Corporations and Pourashavas (Municipalities) referred to collectively as Urban Local Government Bodies (ULBs) with a view to strengthening their institutional and financial capacity to plan, finance, implement and operate infrastructure services; (ii) to procure, arrange, secure, receive and accept loans, aid, grants, and donations from any lawful source and to create a fund thereof and make available the same for utilization by ULBs; and (iii) to provide and render financial and technical assistance and advice to ULBs seeking to develop infrastructure investment projects on a self-selecting basis.


 
EVENTS ARCHIVE
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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