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The 3rd Bangladesh-Korea Joint PPP Platform Meeting

Posting Date: 13 November, 2020

Bangladesh and Korea at a webinar on Thursday renewed their pledge to work together in timely and effectively implementing infrastructure projects through Public Private Partnership as Bangladesh continued with its journey on becoming a developed country.

Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA), Bangladesh and Korea Infrastructure and Urban Development Corporation (KIND) co-hosted the webinar titled “The 3rd Bangladesh-Korea Joint PPP Platform Meeting” on 12 November 2020.

The webinar was attended, among others, by H.E. Ms. Kim Hyan-mee, Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MoLIT) and H.E. Mr. Salman F. Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Honourable Prime Minister grace the meeting with their presence. Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO of PPPA, Mr. Kyong-goo Hur, President and CEO of KIND, Mr. Lee Jang Keun, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Bangladesh, Ms. Abida Islam, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the Republic of Korea, senior government officials, private investors, representatives of KIND and PPPA.

Minister of MOLIT reiterated her commitment to support Bangladesh on her path to becoming a developed country.

In his welcome speech, the CEO of KIND said that Korea has been one of the largest investors in Bangladesh since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries in 1973. KIND supports those investors who do not compromise with time and quality in implementing projects.

The Ambassador of Korea to Bangladesh and the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Korea shared how deep is the bilateral relations between the countries. Private Industry and Investment Adviser highlighted the commitment of the Honourble Prime Minister to promote the bilateral support program for infrastructure development through PPP.

The Principal Secretary insisted on launching at least one PPP Project to mark the celebration of the 100th Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He also stressed the importance of widening lens and encouraged Korean private investors to build partnership with the government as well as with the Bangladeshi private investors.

Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO of the PPP Authority mentioned that Bangladesh under the able leadership of the Honourable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, adopted a Policy for Implementing PPP projects through Government to Government partnership as a way of leveraging resources to construct large public infrastructures. Such partnerships will not only accelerate the economic growth of Bangladesh but also strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries. She also emphasized that PPPA will work hard to facilitate the implementation of PPP Projects with Korea following proper process with focus on technical, commercial, legal, social and environmental aspects associated with the project so that the end result is sustainable and mutually beneficial.

At the webinar, Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) showcased the’ Meghna Bridge Project’ that involves the construction of a four-lane bridge over Meghna river on the Bhulta to Aaraihazar to Bancharampur Road, which will serve as an alternate route of Dhaka-Chittagong Highway and Dhaka-Sylhet highway. KIND appreciated this project to move forward with the government to government partnership program. Korea also proposed ‘Purbachal Town Electricity Network’ project from their end for consideration of Bangladesh. Besides, two projects were presented in the platform meeting, i.e., (1) ‘Tongi to Sadarghat Subway line’ for implementation through Korean Investor and (2) ‘Oboshor -Senior citizen health care and hospitality center’ for financing only.

The meeting ended with the commitment from the participants in strengthening mutual cooperation and working together for implementing infrastructure projects in Bangladesh


 
EVENTS ARCHIVE
2020 (8)
Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh pays a courtesy visit to the PPP Authority
25 November, 2020
U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh pays a courtesy visit to the PPP Authority
24 November, 2020
High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh pays an introductory visit to the PPP Authority
16 November, 2020
The 3rd Bangladesh-Korea Joint PPP Platform Meeting
13 November, 2020
Danish Ambassador to Bangladesh meets Secretary and CEO, PPP Authority
4 November, 2020
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Korea pays a courtesy visit to the PPP Authority
2 November, 2020
Annual Performance Agreement (APA) Signing Ceremony FY 2020-21
17 August, 2020
Bangladesh – Korea 2nd Joint PPP Platform Meeting
20 January, 2020
 
2019 (15)
Bangladesh partners with ADB to implement Public-Private Partnership projects in Healthcare Sector
10 December, 2019
Training on PPP for State Owned Enterprise
13 October, 2019
CEO of the PPP Authority visited the PPP Project "Jhilmil Residential Park" at Keraniganj
20 September, 2019
1st Bangladesh-Dubai Joint PPP Platform Meeting
1 September, 2019
Workshop on PPP Financing Partnership Program
30 May, 2019
In-house Training on E-Nothi
24 April, 2019
APMG PPP certification Program - Practitioner Level
18 April, 2019
MOU Signing Ceremony between PPP Authority and Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development
1 April, 2019
3rd Bangladesh – Japan Joint PPP Platform Meeting
21 March, 2019
Workshop on “Stakeholder Consultation on PPP Projects in Tourism Sector”
14 March, 2019
Pre-Bid Meeting on “Development of a Coal/Bulk Terminal of Payra Port” Project
12 March, 2019
Chief Advisor of the Global Capacity Building and Consultancy Limited visited the PPP Authority
17 February, 2019
Chairman of the Universal Medical College Hospital visited the PPP Authority
11 February, 2019
CEO of the PPP Authority visited the PPP Project “Hemodialysis Centre at NIKDU”
4 February, 2019
Training on APMG Certified PPP Professional Foundation Stage
17 January, 2019
 
2018 (3)
Training on APMG Certified PPP Professional Preparation Stage
12 December, 2018
Workshop on Engaging Project Directors of PPP Projects
15 November, 2018
APMG Certified PPP Professional Certificate Awarding Ceremony
15 November, 2018
 
2017 (8)
Principal Secretary of Prime Minister’s Office and Chairman of PPP Authority visited the PPP Authority Office
19 December, 2017
Public Private Partnership Authority of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Business Cooperation with the Mizuho Bank, Ltd
19 December, 2017
PPP Award 2017
12 December, 2017
Contract Signing with Private Investor for “Construction of High-rise Residential Apartment Building for Low and Middle Income Group of People at Jhilmil Residential Project Dhaka”
12 December, 2017
Contract Signing Ceremony of “Oboshor: Senior Citizen Health Care and Hospitality Complex at Sreemangal, Sylhet Division”
4 December, 2017
Seminar on the Latest Developments of the PPP Programme
9 August, 2017
PPP Authority signed G2G Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism MLIT, Japan
28 June, 2017
Development of Bond Market in Bangladesh
25 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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