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Events

The 4th Bangladesh-Japan Joint PPP Platform Meeting

Posting Date: 24 February, 2021

Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan jointly organised a web conference on “The 4th Bangladesh-Japan Joint PPP Platform Meeting” on 24 February, 2021 at the Prime Minister’s Office. Mr. Salman F. Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Honourable Prime Minister and Mr. NOMURA Masafumi, Vice-Minister, MLIT, Japan, graced the meeting with their presence. Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Mr. Md. Tofazzel Hossain Miah, Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, H.E. Mr. ITO Naoki, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shahabuddin Ahmed, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan, Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO of PPPA, Secretaries of concerned ministries, senior government officials, private investors, representatives of financial institutions, MLIT and PPPA participated in the meeting.

H.E. Mr. ITO Naoki, Ambassador of Japan in Bangladesh delivered a welcome speech and said that Bangladesh and Japan will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between both countries. The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan emphasized the importance of PPP with Japan where Bangladesh will benefit from the transfer of technical knowledge, reduced risk exposure and availability of capital. Mr. Tofazzel Miah, Secretary, PMO, was impressed to see how MLIT and PPPA are working together and emphasize to select and implement large scale infrastructure projects in Bangladesh which will be a win win situation for both coutnries. Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus, the Principal Secretary to HPM, highlighted the historical ties between Bangladesh and Japan, that goes back to the early 20th century when Rabindranath Tagore spent significant time with Japanese artists in Japan. He also mentioned that one of the best documentaries of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was made by a Japanese journalist. He also appreciated Japan’s support for PPP projects in Bangladesh as a trusted development partner.

Mr. NOMURA Masafumi, Vice-Minister, MLIT, Japan appreciated the support of PPPA and the government of Bangladesh not only for organizing the event but also for strengthening the partnership between Japanese investors and the Bangladesh government agencies. Mr. Salman F. Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser opined that PPP under the G2G modality is the best comfortable way to meet the much-needed infrastructure in Bangladesh. He also encouraged MLIT and the Japanese private to partner with Bangladesh private investors to implement PPP projects.

Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO of the PPP Authority in her welcome speech highlighted the “Policy for Implementing PPP Projects through Government to Government (G2G) Partnership 2017” approved by the Honourable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, under which Japan and Bangladesh are in the process to implement large scale infrastructure projects.

Mr. AMAKAWA Hirofumi, Assistant Vice Minister, MLIT, Japan expressed his gratitude to the Bangladesh Government, PPPA, private investors for their efforts to reach a higher level of development towards the proposed projects. He hoped that the decision making could be a little faster.

In the platform meeting, four projects were presented by Japanese side. Construction of Multimodal Transport Hub (MmTH) Kamalapur Railway Station Project was presented by Kajima Corporation.

Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway Project to be developed into a four-lane expressway was shown by Marubeni Corporation. BUET has already submitted their findings and the progress of their work to Road and Highways Department. Progress of the Dhaka Outer Ring Road Project was also presented by RHD.

Detailed Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Mass Rapid Transit MRT Line-2 project presentation was delivered by DMTCL.

Along the previous projects, two new projects were discussed for implementing under this platform. These two projects are i) ‘Upgrading of Nabinagar-Manikgong-Paturia Road (N5) into Expressway Project’ presented by Roads and Highways Department (RHD); and (ii) ‘Concession for Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and Developments of Surrounding Area’ presented by Mitsubishi Corporation.

Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO, PPP Authority in her closing speech, thanked the distinguished participants for their active participation. She also expressed her confidence that with the support of the Governments of Bangladesh and Japan and the participating Sub Working Groups they would be able to successfully accelerate the implementation of the PPP projects under G2G modality.

Mr. NOMURA Masafumi, Vice-Minister, MLIT thanked everyone for constructive discussion and assured their commitment to continue to work with Government of Bangladesh to implement PPP projects.


Opening Speech by Ms. Sultana Afroz, Secretary and CEO, PPP Authority


 
EVENTS ARCHIVE
2021 (6)
PPP Financing Partnership
14 September, 2021
High Commissioner of Australia to Bangladesh paid a courtesy call to the PPP Authority
13 September, 2021
The 4th Bangladesh-Japan Joint PPP Platform Meeting
24 February, 2021
Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh paid a courtesy call to the PPP Authority
15 February, 2021
Workshop on "PPP Financing Partnership"
27 January, 2021
Ambassador of Turkey to Bangladesh paid a courtesy call to the PPP Authority
21 January, 2021
 
2020 (11)
United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh visits PPP Authority
22 December, 2020
Review Meeting on G2G PPP Projects with Japan
14 December, 2020
Speech of Secretary and CEO, PPP Authority at IIICF Macau, China
3 December, 2020
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 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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