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Events

Seminar on the Latest Developments of the PPP Programme

Posting Date: 9 August, 2017

PPP Authority organized a seminar at Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka on 9 August 2017. The key objective of the seminar was to provide an update to the Secretaries and head of agencies of the Government of Bangladesh regarding the latest development of PPP programme.

Respected Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while the Principal Co-ordinator, SDG Affairs, Md. Abul Kalam Azad was the Chairperson of the event. More than 50 secretaries and agency heads from different ministries, line ministries, agencies, divisions, departments and entities of the government were present in this seminar. It was the first ever congregation of secretaries organised by the PPP Authority.

At the outset of the event, Mr. Md. Faruque Ahmed, Director General, PPP Authority welcomed the audience. Dr. Shamsul Alam, Member, General Economics Division provided a presentation describing the context of PPP in the 7th Five Year Plan. Mr. Md. Muslim Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, explained the difference between PPP procurement and public procurement in his presentation, and mentioned that there are lot of confusions among government officials in this regard.

In his presentation, Mr. Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO, PPP Authority, explained the development of PPP regulatory framework, the reforms introduced through the framework and the impact of such reforms. He discussed about key characteristics of PPP and provided a few examples of PPP projects in Bangladesh and in overseas countries. Mr. Uddin also discussed about the areas for further developments and possible challenges in achieving the targets, and recommendations to overcome those challenges. The Chairperson commenced the discussion session after the presentations. The discussion session was very productive, the participants raised their queries and shared their views and opinions. Mr. Syed Afsor H. Uddin, CEO, PPP Authority and Mr. Md. Muslim Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance. provided clarifications of the queries raised by the participants.

Later in the event, Suraiya Begum ndc, Senior Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, and Kazi M. Aminul Islam, Executive Chairman, BIDA gave their speech. They focused on the importance of implementing projects through PPP modality. They emphasized the importance of inclusion of PPP projects in the annual development plans of the ministries.

Respected Chief Guest, Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, in his speech requested the secretaries to make Bangladesh into a PPP role model in the world, through increasing the number of successful PPP projects by taking up the right projects and effectively addressing the challenges in implementing them. He also suggested to nominate innovative ideas in PPP for Public Administration Award.

The event was concluded with the closing address by respected Chairperson of the event, Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Principal Co-ordinator, SDG Affairs. The Chairperson mentioned that the present government is keen to promote PPP in the country and have commitment in moving forward to deliver more public services through PPP. He applauded the efforts of PPP Authority in arranging this event and appreciated the presence of the guests, who have managed to attend despite of the busy schedule and concluded the event.


 
EVENTS ARCHIVE
2017 (2)
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
 
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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