The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Authority on Wednesday organised a workshop to create awareness within the banking and finance industry and encourage the banks and financial institutions to positively consider PPP projects as prospective financing opportunities.
With the participation of government and non-government financial institutions the workshop titled 'PPP Financing Partnership' took place at the conference room of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, said a press release.
Financial Institutions Division Senior Secretary Md Ashadul Islam presented the inaugural address as the chief guest while Secretary and PPP Authority Chief Executive Officer Sultana Afroz presided over the workshop.
Sultana mentioned the significance of the implementation of PPP projects for the socio-economic development of the nation.
She also acknowledged the importance of timely finance to the projects by the banks and non-banking financial institutions.
The activities of PPP Authority, PPP project procurement process, existing PPP financing partnership MoUs and suitable PPP projects for financing was discussed in detail.
The workshop was attended by officials of financial institutions like - Trust Bank Limited, Madhumati Bank Limited, Mizuho Bank Singapore, HSBC Bank, Eastern Bank Limited, Prime Bank Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, City Bank Capital Resources Limited, BRAC EPL Investors Limited, IDCOL, Green Delta Capital Limited, Dhaka Bank, BIFFL, Riverstone Capital Limited, AB Bank, Mutual Trust Bank Limited, IIDFC, The City Bank Limited, IDLC Finance, RSA Capital, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC and NDB Capital Limited etc.