08 Dec 2017

ICRC Committed To PPP Success In Nigeria

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has reiterated commitments to ensure the success of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the country. Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of ICRC, disclosed this at the Fourth Quarter 2017 PPP Units Consultative Forum on Thursday in Abuja. Izuwah also commended members of the consultative

0
06 Dec 2017

Public-private partnerships chosen for new long-term care centres in central N.L.

Private companies will design, build, finance and maintain a pair of new 60-bed long-term care centres in Grand Falls-Windsor and Gander, Premier Dwight Ball announced Monday. The provincial government has decided to use public-private partnerships to build the two brand-new facilities, which are both expected to open in 2021. That’s the same arrangement

0
05 Dec 2017

Consultation begins for Fortaleza urban rail PPP concession

PUBLIC consultation will be conducted on December 7-22 for a Procedure for Demonstrating Interest (PMI) in the Metrofor Public Private Partnership (PPP) concession in the Brazilian state of Ceará to operate the South metro line and Parangaba-Mucuripe LRT in Fortaleza, the light rail network in Sobral, and the Cariri LRT

0
05 Dec 2017

Tokyo and City of London agree to enhance financial partnership

Deal key to plan to re-establish Tokyo as Asia’s financial hub Gov. Yuriko Koike advanced her plan to restore Tokyo as Asia’s top financial hub with a preliminary four-year agreement inked Monday by her metropolitan government and the City of London, the British capital’s financial district. The memorandum of understanding signed at the British Embassy

0
05 Dec 2017

Adventure Rock Hill at Jatayu Earth Centre in Kerala opens for public

 ‘Adventure Rock Hill’ of Jatayu Earth’s Center – Kerala’s first BOT model ecotourism project, is now open for travelers and visitors. Located at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala, the Jatayupara Nature Park was rechristened as Jatayu Earth’s Center. Covering four hills in Chadayamangalam, there are few more ventures pending

0
04 Dec 2017

Calls for stronger partnership between public, private healthcare providers

The Ministry of Health is looking for more opportunities for public and private healthcare providers to work together as Singapore’s healthcare needs are set to grow. This will allow the sector to pool its limited resources and leverage on the different healthcare providers’ capabilities, said Senior Minister of State for Health

0
04 Dec 2017

Bingiriya industrial zone to be developed as a public-private partnership: PM

The industrial zone to be built in Bingiriya would be developed as a public-private partnership (PPP), revealed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He said the Treasury would be one partner of the PPP while a suitable partner would be sought from the private sector, either local or overseas. With Thailand’s Rojana,

0
01 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia’s $300 billion ‘sale of the century’ is moving at a snail’s pace

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced a $300 billion privatization program that has hardly progressed in 19 months. Part of the program will IPO Saudi Aramco for an expected $100 billion, but they still haven’t picked a stock exchange. Meanwhile, the government posted a $79 billion deficit last

0
01 Dec 2017

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Achieve SDGs: Danish PM

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on Wednesday (29/11) emphasized the importance of collaboration across governments, international organizations and the private sector to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, and the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate. “If we, as a generation, want to pass on a sustainable

0
22 Nov 2017

Ambode says public-private partnership apt for economic growth

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, says time is apt to further strengthen partnership between public and private sector toward propelling economic recovery and competitive manufacturing sector in Nigeria. Ambode, represented by Mr Rotimi Ogunleye, Lagos Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, said this in Lagos at the 50th Annual

0