Bangladesh-Japan joint PPP platform meeting held


Business Report :
The sixth Joint PPP Platform Meeting between Bangladesh and Japan convened on Moday at the Prime Minister’s Office, marking another significant step in the collaborative efforts to enhance infrastructure development and economic growth through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

The Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA), Bangladesh, hosted the platform meeting whereas Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, and Chairman of the PPP Authority, graced the platform meeting as the chief guest.

Dr Md. Mushfiqur Rahman, Secretary, and CEO of the PPP Authority led the delegation of the Bangladesh government.

IWAMA Kiminori, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, led the delegation from Japan.

Vice-Minister SAKAKI Shinichi from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism graced the platform meeting, along with esteemed representatives from various ministries and private investors.


The event commenced with tributes to the visionary leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, followed by introductions and opening remarks underscoring the longstanding partnership between Bangladesh and Japan in the PPP domain.

In the welcome address, Dr. Md. Mushfiqur Rahman, the CEO of PPPA extended warm greetings to the distinguished guests, highlighting the pivotal role of PPPs in Bangladesh’s development trajectory.

In his speech, Tofazzel Hossain Miah expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, citing the shared vision for progressive and resilient port infrastructure.

He highlighted the significance of this G2G PPP model; emphasizing the critical role it plays in realizing Bangladesh’s Vision 2041 and creating a Smart Bangladesh.