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Infrastructure/PPP news in Sri Lanka

MegaProject 1274: Sri Lankan government approves US$800 million rail PPP

MegaProject 1274: Sri Lankan government approves US$800 million rail PPP

🕔Jun 5, 2018

The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved the launching of tenders for the construction of new railways in the Hambantota district of the country on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis. The estimated project cost is US$800 million.

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Sri Lankan government announce US$8.4 million PPP

Sri Lankan government announce US$8.4 million PPP

🕔Dec 7, 2017

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced that an industrial zone to be built in Bingiriya, in the west of Sri Lanka, will be developed through a public-private partnership.

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Sri Lanka launches RFP for desalination PPP at Hambantota

Sri Lanka launches RFP for desalination PPP at Hambantota

🕔Nov 20, 2017

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) invites proposals for a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract under a investing, constructing and managing scheme over a period of 50 years. The scope of the project comprises a 20,000 m3 /day seawater desalination plant in Hambantota, Sri Lanka.

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China Merchant Port to invest in Port of Hambantota

China Merchant Port to invest in Port of Hambantota

🕔Aug 8, 2017

China Merchants Port (CMPort) has announced that CMPort, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (GOSL), Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS) have agreed on the terms of the Concession Agreement in relation to the development, management and operation of the Hambantota Port.

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Sri Lanka establishes a PPP unit

Sri Lanka establishes a PPP unit

🕔Jul 24, 2017

Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved the establishment of a PPP Unit to replace the current unit within the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media.

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Sri Lanka to set up PPP unit

Sri Lanka to set up PPP unit

🕔Jan 19, 2017

Sri Lanka is to setup a separate division for Public Private Partnerships (PPP) under the Treasury with experts to support and advice on PPP projects.

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MegaProject 848: Sri Lanka to complete port concession agreement with Chinese firm this month

MegaProject 848: Sri Lanka to complete port concession agreement with Chinese firm this month

🕔Jan 17, 2017

Sri Lanka has delayed a joint venture with China Merchants Port Holdings Company to develop a port on the south-eastern coast of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka advances with desalination projects

Sri Lanka advances with desalination projects

🕔Dec 12, 2016

The Sri Lankan government has given a step forward with its plans to produce desalinated water, issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) on the Weliwita Bulk Water Supply PPP project and a request for proposals (RFP)  for the Jaffna Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project.

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Sri Lanka works on PPP framework

Sri Lanka works on PPP framework

🕔Aug 30, 2016

The Government of Sri Lanka is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank to create a public private partnership (PPP) framework in the country.

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MegaProject 664: Schedule announced for Colombo container terminal

MegaProject 664: Schedule announced for Colombo container terminal

🕔Apr 5, 2016

According to the project brief, the request for proposals is scheduled to be launched in 3Q 2016 and the proposals for the project would be submitted by 4Q 2016. The preferred bidder is expected to be announced in 1Q 2017.

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Sri Lanka calls EOIs and selects ADB as transaction advisor for port PPP

Sri Lanka calls EOIs and selects ADB as transaction advisor for port PPP

🕔Feb 17, 2016

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the development of the East Container Terminal (ECT).

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IFC seeks technical consultants for Waste to Energy PPP Project

IFC seeks technical consultants for Waste to Energy PPP Project

🕔Sep 25, 2015

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, has launched a tender process to hire technical consultants for a Waste to Energy PPP project in Sri Lanka.

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MOU signed for creation of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

MOU signed for creation of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

🕔Oct 27, 2014

Last Friday, twenty-one Asian countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as founding members in Beijing.

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Chinese companies to invest in Sri Lanka's port project

Chinese companies to invest in Sri Lanka's port project

🕔Sep 25, 2014

China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI) and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) have signed an agreement to jointly invest in the Phase II of Hambantota Port, Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka to appoint transaction advisor for road project

Sri Lanka to appoint transaction advisor for road project

🕔Jan 3, 2014

The Goverment of Sri Lanka has launched a Request for submission of Expressions of Interest to engage a consulting firm to assist the Road Development Authority as a Public-Private Partnership Transaction Advisor for the Southern Highway Investment Program.

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