17 Oct 2017

Fundamentals of PPP Training to be held in Istanbul by PPP Exoerts

Course Overview: Public-Private Partnerships are a form of public procurement. The choice to use such contracts is first and foremost made by the public sector which remains the ultimate guarantor of public service delivery. This choice is underpinned by a number of theoretical mechanisms and premises about the behaviour of

12 Oct 2017

Dubai Economy Signs Partnership With VFS Global to Provide Business Registration Services Worldwide

Dubai Economy has signed an agreement with VFS Global, a world-leading Visa processing and Identity and Citizen Services specialist with presence across 129 countries, to extend varied e-services relating to business registration and licensing in Dubai. Investors can avail of varied Business Registration and Licensing services, including those related to

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12 Oct 2017

PPP inked for centralised fire alarms in 150,000 UAE buildings

The UAE has unveiled a smart monitoring and response system that will see the installation of centralised fire alarms in 150,000 buildings around the country. Injazat Data Systems and the UAE’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) – represented by the Civil Defence Headquarters – unveiled Hassantuk, a smart monitoring, alert, and

09 Oct 2017

Open University gets approval for N150m PPP project

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has approved the National Open University’s (NOUN) proposal to build and operate a N150 million multi-functional center using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The acting Director-General of ICRC, Mr Chidi Izuwah made this known on Sunday in Abuja as he officially handed over

20 Sep 2017

PPP projects at major ports at risk of running aground

A rigid regulatory framework and market dynamics threaten to run aground contracts worth thousands of crores of rupees at public-private-partnership (PPP) projects at India’s major ports or those owned by the Centre, giving beleaguered lenders cause for more worry. Kandla Port Trust scrapped two PPP projects in August, with the

18 Sep 2017

Dubai approves $354m drainage works around Expo 2020 site

Rain and groundwater drainage systems project will cover a total area of 400 sq km Dubai’s government is set to spend $354 million on the development of rain and groundwater drainage systems for the districts around the Al Maktoum International Airport, Expo 2020 and other nearby urban centres. According to

18 Sep 2017

United States eyes nearly 2 million visitors from India in 2018

The United States is targeting to draw around two million visitors from India in 2018, as it undertakes a number of initiatives to promote the country as a preferred destination. In 2016, it witnessed 1.17 million arrivals from India, who spent $13.6 billion, positioning India at number six in terms

13 Sep 2017

Japan, Thailand sign 7 deals to strengthen economic ties

The Thai government and its Japanese trade counterpart on Tuesday (Sept 12) signed seven formal agreements covering industrial upgrades, investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), human development, and support for small and medium-sized enterprises. The signing took place at the symposium on Thailand 4.0 towards Connected Industries, hosted by

06 Sep 2017

China Everbright Water wins S$303.6 mln PPP project

Wastewater treatment firm China Everbright Water said its consortium has won the Nanning Shuitang River Integrated Restoration Public-Private Partnership Project in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The company said it has signed a public-private partnership agreement in relation to the Nanning PPP Project with the Inland River Management Bureau of the

01 Sep 2017

More PPPs to boost infrastructure spend

The National Party will turbocharge the Government’s $32.5 billion infrastructure investment by creating a new National Infrastructure Commission to lead more public-private partnership (PPP) projects and ensure Kiwis get faster access to new schools, hospitals and roading, National Party Infrastructure spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “National has a great track record