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June 20, 2018       PPP Cell official Newsletter March 2018 Edition
         

 

May 09, 2018

     

International Forum on 'Scaling up: Meeting the challenges of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through People-first Public Private Partnerships' held at Geneva, Switzerland (7th-9th May, 2018)

         
May 16, 2018       Consultative Workshop on “Country Programming and (PPP) in Pakistan” organized by ADB
         
May 06, 2018       Tender Notice for the Procurement of Office Furniture PPP Cell
         
Jan 15, 2018        Addendum of  Rehabilitation & Operation of Genetic Improvement Centre, Khizerabad
         
December 28, 2017       Framework Agreement on Advisory Services for PPP projects signed between International Finance Corporation and Government of the Punjab
         
December 28, 2017       Press release of Framework Agreement on Advisory Services for PPP projects signed between International Finance Corporation and Government of the Punjab
         
December 11, 2017       EOI for Rehabilitation & Operation of Genetic Improvement Centre, Khizerabad
         
October 19, 2017      

State-of-the-art 500 bedded General Hospital to be developed under Public Private Partnership in Lahore      

         
October 19, 2017      

Punjab Public Private Partnership Framework Capacity Building Workshop 

         
October 13, 2017       Advertisement of  setting up 500 bedded general hospital in Lahore under PPP mode
         
October 13, 2017       Corrigendum of EOI for the Construction of Multipurpose Parking Plaza with International Level Hostal for players, Five star Hotel and Museum  in Nishter Park Sports Complex, Lahore and Establishment of Sports Complex at Multan in Public Private Partnership Mode. 
         
September 29, 2017       EOI for the Construction of Multipurpose Parking Plaza with International Level Hostal for players, Five star Hotel and Museum  in Nishter Park Sports Complex, Lahore and Establishment of Sports Complex at Multan in Public Private Partnership Mode
         
September 21, 2017       List of successful candidates against various positions in PPP Cell
         
September 06, 2017       Corrigendum regarding "Feasibility studies for establishment of Aquaculture Zone in Punjab" 
         
Aug 01,2017       Advertisement for the Afforestation Project in South Punjab under Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode
         
Aug 01,2017      

Request for Perposals for the Afforestation Project in South Punjab under Public Private Partnership

(PPP) Mode

         
Aug 04, 2017       Tender Notice for Procurement of Air Conditioners
         
Aug 04, 2017       Tender Notice for Procurement of Telephone Exchange
         
July 29, 2017       Tender Notice for the procurement of Internet Services
         
July 11, 2017       Draft Pre-Qualification Document of Multi Model Intercity Bus Terminal 
         
July 04,2017       EOI for hiring of Transaction Advisor for project titled "Construction of Waste Water Treatment Plants at South West (Babu Sabu) and Northeast (Mehmood Booti and Shadbagh)
         
June, 21 2017       Near Farm Wheat Storage SILOS Project
         
June, 03 2017       Request for Proposals for construction of Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop (SL-III)
         
May, 28 2017        Tender Notice for the Purchase of Air Conditioners
         
May, 28 2017       EOI for Hiring of Transaction Advisory Serversices for Establisment of Aquaculture Processing Zone under PPP Mode
         
May, 24 2017       Near Farm Weat Storage SILOS Project Advertisement(English)
         
May, 24 2017       Near Farm Wheat Storage SILOS Project Advertisement (Urdu)
         
May, 18,2017       Tender Notice for the purchase of Generator 
         
May, 17,2017       Tender Notice for the purchase of office furniture under phase IV 
         
May, 12 2017       Tender Notice for purchase of office furniture under phase III
         
May, 05 2017       Re-Tender Notice for Purchasing IT and Video Conferencing equipment
         
April, 04 2017       Tender Notice for the purchase office furniture under phase-II (New Amended)
         
March 27, 2017       Tender Notice for the Purchase of office Furniture (Phase 2)
         
March 27, 2017       Tender Notice for Security Services
         
March 03,2017       Tender Document For Purchase of IT Equipment
         
March 02,2017       Tender Document for Purchase of Office Furniture
         
March 02, 2017       Tender Notice for the procurement of office Furniture
         
Feb 23,2017       Multimodal Intercity Bus Terminals under PPP Mode
         
Feb 10,2017       Corrigendum for Establishment of Multi Modal Intercity Bus Terminal
         
Feb 10,2017      

28th Steering Committee Meeting held on 10th February, 2017

         
Jan 27,2017       EOI for "Establishment of three Multimodel Intercity Bus Terminal (MBIT) "
         
Jan 27,2017       Excellent Investment Opportunity in Public Private Partnership mode in Transport Sector In Punjab
         
Jan 31, 2017       Invititiation of 'EOI' for Hiring of Transection Advisory for "Constrution of Waste water treatment plant near Madurana Drain Faisalabad city (PPP Mode) 
         
Dec 16, 2016       EOI for " Dualization of Dina Mangla Road from Dina Bypass N5 to Mangla I/C Bridge" 
         
Dec 16, 2016       EOI for " Construction of Parking Plaza and Shopping Mall in Faisalabad" 
         
Dec 06, 2016       Corrigendum " Improving Health Service Delivery in THQ Hospital Manawa & THQ Hospital Murree
         
Nov 29, 2016       Advertisement for prequalification for improving health service delivery in THQ Hospital Manawa and TQH Hospital Murree
        TORs for Prequalification for improving health service delivery in THQ Hospital Manawa and THQ Hospital Murree
         
Nov 19, 2016       EOI for " Construction of Surface Water Treatment Plant at Jhang Branch Canal, Faisalabad
         
Nov 10, 2016       EOI floated for the project " Improvement of Water Supply System in Murree under PPP mode"
         
Sep 18, 2016       Corrigendum: Prequalification for Improvement of Primary & Secondary Healthcare Facilities in Five Districts of Punjab
         
Aug 12,2016       Download Pre-Qualification Docuements for Primary Healthcare Services
         
Aug 12, 2016       Download Pre-Qualification Documents for Seconday Healthcare Services
         
Aug 11, 2016       Corrigendum for Application for Pre-Qualification for Improvement of Primary and Secondary Healthcare Services in Five Districts of Punjab
         
Aug 06,2016       Application for Pre-Qualification for Improvement of Primary and Secondary Healthcare Facilities along with Out-Reach Services in Five Districts of Punjab 
         
June 14, 2016       Request for proposal for Dualization of Faisalabad Chiniot Road (20 Km) under PPP mode
         
May 08, 2016       Request for Proposal for " Dualization of Sheikupura-Gujranwala Road(43 Km) under PPP mode
         
May 07, 2016       EOI solicited for the project "Operations and maintenance of sports facilities infrastructure(Playgrounds) in Lahore District
         
Mar 22, 2016       Request for Proposal for " Construction of By-Pass from Defence Road (at Multan Road) to Sharaqpur(Lahore Jaranwala Road), Lahore".
         
Feb 21, 2016       Request for proposal for construction of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) under PPP mode
         
         
         
Dec 16, 2015       A two day orientation session was organized for officials of AJK Government PPP Unit on 15-16th December 2015. The delegation comprised of Additional Secretary Law, Additional Secretary Finance, Chief (Tech) P&D and Director M&E of AJK government. Opening the orientation programme, Member (PPP) briefed the delegates about overall PPP framework, initiatives and achievements of PPP Cell. He talked about various projects and stressed the need for leveraging private sector investment in infrastructure and social sector.

Mr. Babur Zaidi, Chief (Capacity Building) gave a detailed presentation on PPP policy, guidelines, achievements, ongoing and pipeline of PPP projects. The delegation visited two sites of PPP Projects “Flyover at Defense Road, and Vehicle Inspection & Certification System at Green Town Lahore and also have meetings with PPP nodes. Copies of PPP Act 2014 and newsletters were provided to the delegates for their understanding.

         
Nov 17, 2015       The 21st meeting of Public Private Partnership Steering Committee was held on 17-11-15 under the Chairmanship of Minister for Finance, Government of Punjab. The Committee approved the project “Establishment of Multi-Modal  Inter-City Bus Terminals in Lahore” for the next phase. For the   project of “Establishment of bus terminal-cum-Commercial Complex at Railway Station, Lahore” the Committee decided to get the technical evaluation criteria approved from the Committee constituted by the Steering Committee. The project “Dualization of Khanewal – Lodhran Road” was approved for finalization of Transaction Structure and Bidding Documents.  An unsolicited project proposal by M/s SICPA Pvt. Ltd titled “An Anti-Counterfeiting and Traceability Solution to Improve Food Security in Punjab” was also discussed. The Committee further directed Lahore Ring Road Authority to explore other options/modes for the construction of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop). 
         
Nov 9, 2015       Government of the Punjab organized a two day seminar at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, in which over 250 foreign delegates of prominent companies from China, Turkey, UK, Switzerland and other countries of the world. 

PPP Cell established a dedicated KIOSK at the venue to provide information on the Punjab PPP framework and showcase various upcoming PPP projects for foreign and local investors.

158 MOUs were signed with various international companies by local businesses and Government Departments. 

         
Oct 13, 2015       Hiring of Transaction Advisory Services for Establishment of Nuclear Medicine Centre at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
        Hiring of Transaction Advisory Services for Establishment of Diagnostic Centers at DHQ & THQ
         
Oct 09, 2015       Expression of Interest for Pre Qualification/Short Listing of Consulting Firms
         
Aug 25, 2015       A meeting was held on 24-08-2015 regarding Asian Development Bank’s support for the PPP projects in Punjab. Mr. Tariq Niazi Principal Public Management Specialist briefed that ADB has allocated US$50 million for PPP initiatives in Punjab for VGF, PDF and Capacity Building. He informed that funds would be approved from ADB during 2016 and may be disbursed accordingly. Mr. Agha Waqar Javed Member (PPP/E), P&D Board informed that the Punjab PPP initiative has gained momentum and a pipeline of 19 projects has been developed besides 5 major ongoing projects for infrastructure, transport and housing sectors. 
         
Aug 24, 2015       As a result of the successful deliberations and networking with Chinese investors from Jilin Province China during Member (PPP) recent visit to Changchun China an EOI for unsolicited proposal for the project “Dualization of Khanewal Lodhran Road” has been received from Jilin Provincial Communication Construction Group (JPCCG) under Public Private Partnership mode. JPCCG will open its country office in Pakistan in near future. Member (PPP/E) P&D Board also showcased PPP ongoing and pipeline projects in detail with attractive rates of return and invited Chinese enterprises to explore these opportunities. The Chinese firms showed keen interest to invest in projects related to infrastructure and recreation/amusement parks in PPP mode. The copies of PPP Act 2014 in Chinese language translation were also presented for their understanding. 
         
Aug 23, 2015       A series of meeting held during Member (PPP) recent visit to China with the government administrative departments, business and educational institutions of Jilin Province to explore areas of mutual cooperation between the two countries.  During discussions with Jilin University, Changchun, it was proposed that Jilin University may establish an offshore campus in Lahore in G 2 G / PPP mode. The Jilin University showed keen interest in the proposal and requested for a concept note to setup an offshore campus in Lahore.  In this regard a meeting with Higher Education Department Punjab has been held under the Chairmanship of Member (PPP) to discuss potential areas of facilitation for establishment of offshore campus of Jilin University, China in Lahore.  
         
Aug 22, 2015       The Chinese Company Changchun Railway Vehicles Co Ltd (CRC) confirmed that a delegation will soon visit Pakistan to explore possibilities of setting up manufacturing facilities in Punjab under PPP Mode. Earlier the CRC management was informed about investor friendly policies and conducive business environment for Chinese Companies especially in the backdrop of CPEC agreement in Pakistan. First Auto Works (FAW) Group also showed keen interest in setting up automobile and auto parts manufacturing facility in Punjab in B2B/PPP mode.
         
Aug 21, 2015       Well established Dairy products company of Jilin Province China ‘Ground dairy’ promised to explore possibilities to set up dairy farms and milk processing units as part of their value chain system in Punjab under PPP mode. This was decided in a meeting during a recent visit of Member (PPP) to Jilin Province China. Currently Ground Dairy Company is producing fresh milk and dairy products by using advance technology. The initiative will enhance the Livestock and Dairy Development sector in Punjab and explore more opportunities for the uplift of economy. Ground Dairy requested information on possible opportunities available in Punjab at earliest.
         
July 25, 2015       Concession Agreement for “Affordable Housing Apartments at Ashiana-e-Iqbal, Burki Road, Lahore” has been signed between Punjab Land Development Company PLDC and M/s SPARCO Group on 24-07-2015. Under this PPP-Concession, the developer shall finance, design, construct and build (6401) apartments of different sizes consisting of 4.25 million square feet built-up area, along with residential, commercial plots, public building plots, parks and green spaces integrated infrastructure and transfer Project Assets to the Client on a Build Transfer (BT) basis. 
         
July 24, 2015       A Chinese delegation led by Mr. Chen Yongming, Vice Chairman of JIANGSU SUZHONG Construction Group Co. Ltd visited P&D Department on 24-07-2015 to discuss various investment opportunities available for investors under the GoPb’s PPP initiative.

Mr. Agha Waqar Javed  Member PPP/E-Head PPP Cell gave a detailed briefing on PPP-Projects followed by question answer session and highlighted investment opportunities for various PPP sectors mainly in energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Health, Recreational facilities and Housing.

Mr.Chen Yongmin, thanked Member PPP/E and his team for the presentation and showed keen interest to explore ventures for the above mentioned sectors. 

         
July 16,2015       On the request of the bidders, bid submission date for Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) has been extended upto 31-07-2015
         
July 06, 2015       Expression of Interest for hiring of Independent Engineer for Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) 
         
July 02, 2015       The Lahore Ring Road Authority has extended the date of submission of bids for the construction of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) till 24-07-2015
         
June 11, 2015       Second Pre-Bid conference for the construction of Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop under PPP mode was held on 11-06-2015 in the Committee Room of Lahore Ring Road Authority. In this conference several national and international intending bidders from China and Korea participated. They showed their keen interest and raised several quires/ clarifications which were responded by Transaction Advisor (LDA) of LRRA and representatives of PPP Cell.  
         
June 06, 2015       One day Capacity Building Session was organized by Public Private Partnership Cell for Personal Secretaries/Personal Assistant/Office Secretaries of Planning & Development Department on 06-06-2015. The purpose of the training was to impart basic knowledge regarding office management and improve their ability to perform official tasks in a better way.

Mr. Babur Zaidi, Chief Capacity Building gave a presentation regarding file management, job description, official’s documents, record keeping, time management, and official communication forms. He also explained their responsibilities and appreciated the key role they are playing for performing official duties. The session was very interactive and participants suggested to frequently organize such workshops for improving their skills.

Mr. Agha Waqar Javed, Member (PPP/E)/ Head PPP Cell, P&D Department in his concluding remarks acknowledged the contribution of office supporting staff in achieving desired organizational targets. He said that he considers their work to be of great importance in smooth operations and efficiency of every department. At the end of the session, certificates were distributed among the participants.  

         
June 02, 2015       First Pre-bid conference for the construction of Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop under PPP mode was held on 02-06-2015 in the Committee Room of Lahore Ring Road Authority. In this conference several national and international intending bidders from Turkey, China and Korea participated. They showed their keen interest and raised several quires/ clarifications which were responded by Transaction Advisor (LDA) of LRRA and representatives of PPP Cell. 

The second Pre-bid meeting of the same will be held on 11-06-2015 at 10:30 a.m in the Committee Room of LRRA. 

         
May 27, 2015       A Chinese delegation led by Mr. Sun Tao, Chairman Shandong, Yulong Real Estate Group along with his Financial & Technical team and representatives of ROSHAN Packages visited PPP Cell, P&D Department on 27-05-2015. The meeting was held as a part of PPPs efforts to engage business community and foreign investors in order to increase awareness of PPP initiatives and to receive feedback for formulating business friendly policies.

Ms. Maryam Naseer Assistant Chief (PPP Cell) gave a detailed presentation followed by question answer session in which  Mr. Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/Head PPP Cell, P&D Department  provided details of projects and investment opportunities in Infrastructure, Transport, Health, Recreational facilities and Housing sectors.

Chairman Shandong thanked Member PPP and his team for the presentation and showed keen interest to invest in Housing, Sports and Infrastructure projects in future.  

         
May 20, 2015       A seminar on " “Public Private Partnership" was organized at Sahiwal Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) on 20th May 2015. The event was held as part of Government of Punjab’s efforts to promote Public Private Dialogue and increase private sector participation in policy formulation and investment in infrastructure projects. The seminar was attended by key businessmen of Sahiwal Chamber and officials of PPP Cell.

Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/Head PPP Cell, P&D Department, gave a detailed presentation and highlighted salient features of PPP law, process and institutional setup to develop better understanding of the PPP framework and initiatives. He informed the participants regarding achievements of PPP Cell during last one year and shared that projects worth Rs 18,794 million have been awarded to private parties including foreign investors.

Haji Sohail Anjum Ansari President SCCI thanked PPP delegation and showed keen interest to initiate projects on PPP mode for various sectors in future. 

         
May 15, 2015       Download Request for Proposal of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) under PPP Mode
         
        Download Draft Concession Agreement of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) under PPP Mode
         
May 11, 2015       Request for Proposals for Construction of Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) under PPP Mode
         
April 24, 2015       PPP Steering Committee Meeting approved Lahore Ring Road (Southern Loop) under PPP Built Transfer mode with deferred payments. The length is 30.4 Km starting from Sui Gas Town to Gujjar Pura, Multan Road, Lahore.

         
April 23. 2015       Invitation for Expression of Interest for " Operations and Maintenance of Sports Facilities in Punjab" has been floated by Sports Board Punjab
         
April 12, 2015       Request for Proposals for Affordable Housing Units at Ashina-E-Quaid, Attari Saroba, Lahore, has been floated by LDA
         
Mar 15, 2015       Request for Proposals for "Construction of G.T.Road Expressway" (Shahdara to Rachna Town) has been floated by Lahore Development Authority (LDA)
         
Mar 11, 2015       Public Private Partnership Cell organized a seminar on “Public Private Partnership" in collaboration with Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) on 11th March 2015 at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The seminar was attended by key businessmen and government officials. The purpose was to develop better understanding of the PPP Framework and Initiatives.

Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/E P&D Board/Head - PPP Cell, gave a detailed presentation and highlighted salient features of PPP law, process and institutional setup. He also informed the participants regarding achievements of PPP Cell during last one year and shared that projects worth Rs 18,794 million have been awarded to private parties including foreign investors.

Earlier, Mr. Ijaz Ahmed Mumtaz (President LCCI) in his welcome note said that PPPs are the way forward to augment public resources for development projects. Chief Executive Officer, Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT), Mr. Mohammad Ilyas Ghauri briefed about investors friendly, government's policies and benefits of PPPs.

         
Mar 04,2015       The 19th PPP Steering Committee Meeting was held on 04-03-2015 under the Chairmanship of Minister for Finance Punjab at Planning & Development Department. The Committee approved the bid submitted by M/S SPARCO Group for construction of Affordable Housing Apartments at Ashiana-e-Iqbal, Burki Road, Lahore, for a total of 4,248,800 sft constructed area. The Committee also approved Concept papers and PDF funding request for hiring Transaction Advisory Services for “Development Restaurant, Gymnasium, Swimming pool, 3-D Cinema, Community Hall in Shahbaz Sharif park (City Park), Gujrat Under PPP mode” and "Development of Joy Land in Shahbaz Sharif park (City Park), Gujrat Under PPP mode”.
         
Feb 20, 2015       The 18th PPP Steering Committee Meeting was held on 20-02-2015 under the Chairmanship of Minister for Finance Punjab at Planning & Development department. The Committee approved the project proposal of “G.T. Road Expressway from Shahdara to Kala Shah Kaku (Rachna Town) (Phase I)”. In addition, Concept Paper of three projects under PPP mode also approved, namely, “Diagnostic Centers/Pathology Labs at DHQ and THQ Hospitals”, “Operations and Maintenance of Sports facilities in Punjab” and “Establishment of Nuclear Medicine Center in Jinnah Hospital Lahore”. The Committee directed to submit PC-II of these Concept Papers and approved the funding request through Project Development Facility (PDF) to hire Transaction Advisor/Consultant.
         
Feb 03,2015       Concession Agreement for the project “Vehicle Inspection and Certification System in Punjab under PPP mode” has been signed between Transport Department and Opus Inspection (Pvt) Ltd at Chief Minister Secretariat on 3rd February 2015. Under this PPP preposition, 39 Vehicle Inspection Centers (VIC) will be established throughout the Punjab into two phases. Public Service Vehicles (PSV) will be inspected on semi- annual basis and certificates will be issued to vehicle owners. The project will ensure road safety, improve air quality, create job opportunities, training of personnel and maintenance of vehicles with higher value.
         
Jan 27, 2015       Dissemination seminar was held on 27th January 2015 to wrap up the project “Enhancing Public Private Partnership in Punjab Province” under which various activities were held from Oct 2014 to Jan 2015. Mr. Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/ Head of PPP Cell P&D department welcomed the Korean delegate and acknowledged their effort for enhancing PPP in Punjab. Mr. Woon Hyung, DASAN Consultant in his concluding remarks suggested to keep updating the PPP law, making it sensitive to prevailing conditions. He informed that from 1994 to the present, South Korea has amended the PPP laws 50 times.Mr. Agha Waqar thanked the delegation for their valuable recommendations. He also suggested to have collaboration with PIMAC, KEC and DASAN Consultants in future as well. At the end he presented shields to all the delegates.
         
Jan 20, 2015      

A China-Pakistan Trade and Investment Symposium was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing on 20th January 2015. The event aimed at enabling participants from Pakistani business and investment community to interact with their Chinese counterparts in a business to business format (B2B) so as to expand mutual cooperation, investment, explore opportunities, and promote trade contacts between Chinese and Pakistani enterprises.Ambassador Masood Khalid in his address said that the Government of Pakistan attached great value to facilitating Chinese business community in Pakistan. He urged the Chinese business community to explore Pakistan’s vast market potential.

On this occasion, Song Jianming, Deputy Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce said that out of the total import and export commodity trade volume between Beijing and Pakistan for the year 2014 was very encouraging. He welcomed Pakistani enterprises and trade delegations to participate with the Chinese counterparts in a series of business activities to be held in China in future.

Earlier, Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/Head PPP Cell, P&D Department listed a set of opportunities that were available when government partnered with private sector and joined hands to deliver a project. The incentives included support by the govt. for facilitation in provision of utilities, licensing, right of way in infrastructure projects and rehabilitation and settlement where required, provision of viability gap funding for projects, viable socially but not financially. He displayed several projects with attractive rates of return and invited Chinese enterprises to explore the opportunities.A Framework MoU was signed between Beijing Zhubang Commercial Center, Beijing International Economic and Trade Development Association and Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) by Ms Lubna Pathan, Director General PBIT.

Jan 09, 2015       Concession Agreement for “Construction of Flyover at Railway Crossing, Kahna Kacha, Defence Road, Lahore”, under PPP mode has been signed between Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and concessioner (a Joint Venture of Zaheer Khan & Brothers and Reliable Engineering Services Pvt., Ltd) on 9 -01- 2015 . The cost and length of the project is Rs 2994 million and 1.5 km across railway line respectively. Two lanes carriage away pertaining of 100’ Right Of Way (ROW), service road 2*20’wide would be developed. The average traffic volume is 10,000 vehicle per day(VPD).
         
Dec 29, 2014      
A series of capacity building workshops were conducted on 29th Dec 2014, 5th and 12th January 2015 respectively. Korean experts including An Byung Min CE0/President Korea Research Institute, Jung-Ha-Seung Director Road and Highway Division and Jin Kim Assistant Professor Hannam University conducted training sessions on “Structuring & Evaluation of PPP Projects”. A total of 75 participants from different departments of GoPb including Health, Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Lahore Transport Company (LTC), Lahore Ring Road Authority (LRRA), Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT), Communication & Works (C&W), Punjab Sports Board, Irrigation, Energy, Fisheries, Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company (PMDFC) and Allama Iqbal Medical College attended the training. In addition, senior level participation was also presented including Director General PBIT, Director PBIT, Director General M&E, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College, Director Engineering and Finance from LRRA.
At the end of the each training session, Mr. Agha Waqar Javed, Member PPP/ P&D Board / Head of PPP Cell winded up the whole day proceedings and awarded certificates to the participants.
         
Dec 13 to 19, 2014      
A six member delegation comprising of officials of PPP Cell, P&D Department and two parliamentarians from GoPb visited Seoul, South Korea from 13-19th December 2014 under ADB-KSP Joint Consulting Project “Enhancing PPP in Punjab Province, Pakistan. The delegation attended Capacity Building Workshop and also held an Investor Interface event with Korean investors to show case PPP investment opportunities in Punjab.  Korean implementing agencies visited to project sites and shared case studies regarding Korean experience enhance the expertise of delegates.
Addressing Korean investors during Investors Interface Event, Member PPP/P&D Board/ Head of PPP Cell Mr. Agha Waqar Javed said that GoPb is offering a very conducive environment for PPP projects. He also shared details of number of projects for potential investment. Korean investors showed keen interest in investing in PPP Punjab as well as in Pakistan.
         
Dec 17, 2014       Advertisement to fill the vacant post of Financial Advisor of PPP-Cell has been launched in the leading newspaper which is also available on the website
         
Nov 23, 2014       The Bidding Process for two Low Cost Housing Schemes in PPP mode has been initiated by Lahore Development Authority (LDA).
         
Nov 20, 2014      
PPP Steering Committee in its 17th Meeting Approved the following Projects:
  1. Construction of Affordable Housing Appartments at Aishiana-E-Iqbal, Burki Road Lahore.
  2. Construction of Affordable Housing Units at Aishiana-E-Qaid, Attari Saroba Lahore.
  3. Construction of Flyover Railway Crossing, Defence Road Kahna Kachha, Lahore.
         
Nov 1, 2014       A Korean delegation consisting representatives of Exim Bank Korea, Korea Expressway Corporation, DASAN Consultants & KPMG visited Pakistan to kick start a joint consulting project, "Enhancing Public Private Partnership in Punjab",Pakistan. The Project aims at implementing best practices and successful Public Private Partnership models in Punjab. The project will also providetraining and establish interface with the Korean investors for participation in the province.KEXIM bank intends to commit US$250,000 for capacity building expert advice and investor interface.
         
Oct 21, 2014       PPP Steering Committee in its 16th meeting, approved the restructured proposal of Punjab Grain Storage Project based on the cost benefit analysis provided by International Finance Corporation (IFC)
         
Oct 20, 2014       The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved PC-II regarding feasibility study of PPP intiative (Breeding Centers) in Wildlife Department, Govt of Punjab
         
Septt. 29, 2014       Advertisement to fill the vacant posts of PPP-Cell has been launched in the leading newspaper which is also available on the website.
         
Septt. 20, 2014       Mr. Arif Saeed a leading businessman and Dr.Navid Hamid an eminent economist have been appointed as Memebers of PPP Steering Committee from private sector.
         
Aug. 27, 2014       PPP Steering Committee approves dualization of Khanewal - Lodhran Road in PPP mode.
         
Aug. 14,2014       As per section 4(2)(C) of the Punjab Public Private partnership Act, 2014, the Honorable Speaker Punjab Assembly has nominated Engineer Qamar-ul-Islam Raja MPA (PP-5) and Chaudhary Iftikhar Hussain Chhachhar MPA (PP-188) as member of PPP Steering Committee vide Order No. PAP/Legis-1(98)/2005/4114
         
Aug. 13,2014       Food Department has launched the advertisement in leading newspapers for the pre-qualification of parties regarding the project, " financing, construction and operation of a bulk multi-grain storage & handling facility". Last date for the submission of applications is 17.09.2014.
         
Aug. 07,2014      

1. The 7th August' 2014 is the last for the prequalification of corporate law firms to vet the concession agreemnt of Vehicle Inspection & Certification System (VICS), project in pursuance of the decisions of 14th Steering Committee meeting held on 30.04.2014. Once the concession agreement is vetted by the corporate law firm, the agreement will be signed between the Transport Department and unsolicited proponent.

2. The complete business case of the three road sector projects of LDA will be finalized by the end of August' 2014. Whereafter the process of bidding will start.

         
Aug. 06,2014      

1. A meeting with M/s Haider Mota BNR, legal consultant of Asian Development Bank, was held in CR-II of P & D Department chaired by Chairman P & D Board. It was decided that ADB Consultant will prepare PPP-Rules and finalize viability gap fund guidelines in light of PPP-Act 2014

2. The consultant (M/s Grant Thorton and NESPAK) will submit the complete feasibility report for the project, "Replacement of Street Lights with LED/ Solar Powered Lights in District Lahore" to TEPA, LDA by 17.08.2014.

         
Aug. 05,2014      

1. The last date for the resubmission of bids by the pre-qualified parties for the project, "Construction of Flyover on Railway Crossing, Kahna Kachha" is 17th August 2014.

2. The selection of Transaction Advisor to develop complete business case for the four (04) road sector projects of C &W Department is at final stages and will be finalized by mid of August 2014

         
Aug. 04,2014      

Multi-Grains Silos Project-Food Department  A meeting with IFC (Transaction Advisor) for the project was held to finalize Request For Proposal (RFP) document and other transaction modalities which was presided over by Chairman P & D Board and attended by,amongst others, Memeber (PPP/E) and Secretary Food. It was decided that IFC will submit complete project proposal (Business Case) to Food Department, Punjab which will be finally presented to PPP Steering Committee after scrutiny by PPP Cell and RMU.

         
July 14,2014       The Third Capacity Building session for Govt. Departments ( PPP Nodes) was held in CR-III of P & D Department which was attended by officers of LDA, Fisheries and Irrigation Department. The participants among other included Addl. DG (HQ), LDA, PD (SPU), LDA, Director Irrigation and Chief Economist of Fishries department. At the end of the session, certificates of participation were awarded to the participants by Agha Waqar Javed, Member (PPP/Energy), P & D Board.
         
July 07,2014       The 2nd Capacity Building session exclusively designed for the Technical Staff of Communication & Works (C &W) Department, Govt. of Punjab  was held in CR-I of P & D Department which was attended by 21 S.Es and X-ENs. At the end of the ceremony certificates of partcipation were awarded to all participants by Agah Waqar Javed, Memeber PPP / Energy, P & D Board. 
         
June 26,2014      

The Capacity Building Wing of PPP Cell arranged a full day training session on PPP Framework and Process for PPP Nodes established in Six (06) departments ( Transport, Energy, Sports, Food, C&W and Industries). The officers of P&D Department were also invited to attend the session.

A total of 20 officers including Additional Secretary and Director Generals from PPP Nodes and 26 officers from P&D Department attended the session. The training was comprising of 4 presentations followed by an active Question-Answer session. At the end of the training participants were awarded with Certification of Participation by Agha Waqar Javed, Member (PPP / Energy), P & D Board.

         
June 24,2014       Four more departments (Food, LDA, Irrigation and Livestock and Dairy Development) have established PPP Nodes to steer and monitor the PPP Projects. Thus a total of nine (09) departments have established PPP Nodes while efforts are going on to establish PPP Nodes in the remaining departments as well.
         
June 18,2014       Pursuant to deliberations of PPP Cell, five departments ( Transport, Energy, C & W, Industries, Tourism & Youth Affairs) of Government of Punjab, have established Nodes to steer and monitor the PPP projects in their respective departments.
         
June 14,2014       In order to develop effective linkages between foreign investers and investment opportunities in Punjab, an electronic link of PPP Cell has been developed on the website of Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan,Islamabad
         
May 21,2014       The Public Private Partnership Bill was presented in the Provincial Assembly,Punjab and accordingly passed as PPP Act 2014
         
Apr 25, 2014       Mr. Agha Waqar Javed has assumed the charge of Memeber PPP, P & D Board/Head of PPP-Cell.
         
Apr 22, 2014      

The PC-IV for conducting feasibility study of four projects of C&W Department namely, " Dualization of Sheikhupura-Gujranwala Road", "Dualization of Faisalabad Ring Road", "Dualization of Bahawalpur-Hasilpur-Bahawalnagar Road" and "Dualization of Faisalabad-Sargodha Road" have been approved during the PDWP meeting. The C&W Department is now conducting the process of hiring Transaction Advisor to prepare bankable business proposals for these projects.

         
Apr 17, 2014       A team of legal consultants of Asian Development Bank (ADB) named Haider Mota & Co. visited PPP Cell to finalize the detailed Rules of Business under the new PPP Ordinance 2014.
         
Apr 7, 2014       The Public Private Partnership Bill was discussed in detail in two meetings held with Parliamentary Committee on Planning & Development on 28-03-2014 and 07-04-2014, respectively. The committee was chaired by Mr Raja Muhammad Ali, MPA (PP-2). The team of PPP Cell, P&D Department headed by Member (PPP/ID/Energy) breifed the committee about the salient features of the Bill. The committee after detailed deliberations, principally approved the bill and recommended to present it in the forthcoming session of Punjab Assembly for formal approval.
         
Apr 5, 2014       The Public Private Partnership Rules '2014 have been approved and published in the Extra-Ordinary Gazette of Punjab. These rules have been prepared to carry out the purposes of newly approved PPP Ordinace, '2014.
         
Apr 1, 2014       In the PDWP meeting held in P&D Secretariat, PC-II of Two (02) projects of Forest Department, namely, "Development of Lal Sohanra National Park, Bahawalpur" and " Development of Zoo Safari, Lahore" were discussed and approved. The Forest Department will engage Transaction Advisor to prepare the detailed business cases of these projects for final bidding.
         
Mar 17, 2014      
A PPP development consultative mission of Asian Development Bank (ADB) is visiting Lahore from 20-21 March' 2014 consisting of following members:
  • Joao Farinha-Fernandes, Financial Sector economist, (Team Leader)
  • Shauzab ali, Senior Project Officer, (Head Financial Sector Unit)
The mission, alongwith PPP Cell, will hold meetings with RMU, Secretary Finance and Chairman P&D Board and produce an Aide- Memoire based on the findings and discussions of the meeting.
         
Mar 15, 2014       The Executive Director C&W Department presented the concept papers of two infrastructure projects namely, "Dualization of Faisalabad (Gutwala)-Sahianwala Interchange Motorway (M-3)" and "Dualization of Faisalabad-Sargodha road" from Faisalabad bypass to Chiniot. The meeting was presided over by Member (PPP/ID/Energy). It was decided that in the first place, one project i.e " Dualization of Faisalabad-Sargodha road" would be presented in the next PPP Steering Committee meeting to seek approval in principle. Moreover, The C&W Department will re-submit the concept paper of  "Faisalabad (Gutwala)-Sahianwala Interchange Motorway (M-3)" after rationalization of cost and scope of the project.
         
Mar 12, 2014      
A meeting with Health Department was held in Committee Room No. III of P&D Department under the chairmanship Chief (Capacity Building), PPP Cell in which Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College presented the concept of establishing "Integrated Diagnostic Centers at Govt. Hospitals" in Punjab under PPP mode. It was decided that Health Department would submit the concept paper of aforementioned project to PPP Cell so that approval in principle, for the same, may be sought from PPP Steering Committee.
The Health Department also presented the key features of "Establishment of Boon Marrow Transplant Centre" in Lahore under PPP mode. After detailed deliberations, it was decided that Health Department would submit the revised proposal based on the discussions of the meeting.
         
Mar 06, 2014       The Ordinance for Public Private Partnership' 2014 has been promulgated and published in the official gazette to foster an enabling environment for private sector participationin development.
         
Feb 20, 2014       The 12th meeting of PPP Steering Committee is going to be held today at 1100 hrs in Committee Room No.1 of P&D Department. Three (construction of road) projects of C&W department and One project of LDA will be presented for principal approval. Moreover, the latest updates of Grain Silos project (Food Department) and amendments in PPP Act'2010 will be submitted to the committee for information and any decision, thereof.
         
Feb 12, 2014       The advertisement to fill the vacant (05) posts of PPP Cell (i.e Legal Advisor, Financial Advisor, Assistant Chief Urban Services, Assistant Chief Infrastructure and Office Secretary) have been floated in the leading newspapers (Nawai-e-Waqt and The News). Last date for submission of applications is 27th February, 2014.
         
Jan 28, 2014       The Executive Director, C&W Department presented the concept papers of three infrastrucure projects namely "Dualization of Shiekhupura/ Gujranwala Road", "Dualization of Bahawalpur/ Hasilpur/ Bahawalnagar Road" and "Dualization of Faisalabad Ring Road" during a meeting presided over by Member (PPP/ID/Energy). These proposals will be presented in the next meeting of PPP Steering Committee for principal approval.
         
Jan 27, 2014       Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore  presented the project proposal for the establishment of "Nuclear Medicine Centre" in Jinah hospital Lahore, during a meeting presided over by Member (PPP/ID/Energy). The representative of Health Department and Medical Supritendant of Jinah Hospital also attended the meeting. It was decided that a comprehensive proposal for the establishment of Diagnostic Centres will be submitted to PPP Steering Committee for approval.
         
Jan 11, 2014       The advertisement for appointment of new Member PPP Cell, has been floated in the leading newspapers. The last date for submission of applications is January 31, 2014.
         
Jan 06, 2014       The special committee constituted by the Chief Minister Punjab headed by Chairman P&D Board, has submitted the final draft of amended PPP Act to the Chief Minister for approval.
         
Jan 03, 2014       A pre-bid conference for Vehicle Inspection & Certification Project was held in Transport Department on January 03, 2014 in which Four (04) prequalified parties participated. The final bids are expected to be submitted by January 27, 2014.
         
Dec 23, 2013       Dr. Muhammad Abid Bodla, Member Infrastructure Development, P&D Board, has been assigned the additional charge of Member PPP, by the Chief Minister.
         
Dec 19, 2013       Asian Development Bank providing Technical Support to Punjab for efficient structuring of Public-Private Partnerships with focus on:
  • Legal Framework of PPP
  • Financial aspects of PPP
  • PPP Transactions and future pipelines
  • Reviewing Risk Management System/Risk-offsetting Mechanism

Mr. Zahid Ali, Chief (Policy Support) is the focal person for this program.

         
Dec 19, 2013       Amendments in PPP Act 2010 to make it more effective and investor friendly, are underway by the “Committee to Review PPRA/Rules and PPP Act/Rules” under the chairmanship of Chairman P&D Board. Committee was constituted by Chief Minister of the Punjab. Mr. Zahid Ali, Chief (Policy Support) is the focal person for amendments in the Act.
         
Dec 16, 2013       A team of Asian Development Bank consultants is visiting PPP Cell, P&D Department from December 16, 2013 to December 19, 2013 to hold informal consultations with the Government and other private sector stakeholders on the ongoing reform agenda and to review the PPP framework in Punjab.
         
Dec 10, 2013       A Sub-Committee has been constituted by Chairman P&D Board for the review of restructuring of project proposal, comprising of Secretary Food, RMU (F.D) and representative of IFC. The Sub-Committee shall submit the report within 15 days.
         
Dec 03, 2013       The funding for the feasibility study of LDA’s four (04) infrastructure projects in road sector to be executed in PPP mode has been approved on December 03, 2013.
         
Nov 27, 2013       The Member (PPP/Energy), PPP Cell has been transferred on November 27, 2013 and posted as Secretary Forest, Wildlife & Fisheries Punjab.
         
Nov 26, 2013       The 11th meeting of PPP Steering Committee held on November 26, 2013 in which the progress of on-going projects was discussed and few new projects in Health Sector were approved.
         
Sep 04, 2013       Member PPP has been assigned work of Energy Sector in addition to his current assignment vide P&D Order dated 04-09-2013.
         
Sep 02, 2013       10th meeting of Public Private Partnership Steering Committee was held on 02-9-2013 to discuss status update of the project title “ Lahore Ring Road- Southern Loop “under Chairmanship of Chairman P & D ( Designated to chair as Minister for Finance), Government of Punjab.
         
Sep 02, 2013       Captain R Javed Akbar bhatti has joined Public Private Partnership Cell, Planning and Development Department as Member (PPP) on 02-09-2013. Before joining PPP Cell, he was Chief Executive Officer of Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT).
         

 

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