Bangladesh to tender three more PPP projects
- Mongla Economic zones PPP project
- Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a Multi Mode Surveillance System at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka
- Upgrade of Dhaka By-Pass road through PPP
According to the Bangladesh's PPP Office, feasibility studies and viability gap studies, among others project documents, have already been developed for the mentioned projects.
The three projects to be launched soon are the following:
- Dhaka bypass
- Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a Multi Mode Surveillance System at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport , Dhaka
- development of economic zones at Mongla, Khulna
The Dhaka By-Pass project involves the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the approximately 23 km elevated expressway including construction of culverts, toll plazas, underpass and overpass, lay byes, wayside amenities; installation of computerized toll collection system, providing adequate lights and development of service areas with all required facilities.
The four lane Elevated Expressway will commence at Shahjalal International Airport and run alongside New Airport Road, with the rail alignment through the Mohakhali, Tejgaon and Moghbazar to Kamalapur Railway-station and then the alignment crossing over Jatrabari before connecting to Dhaka Chittagong Highway.
The Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a Multi Mode Surveillance System at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport involves: supply, installation & commissioning of multi-mode surveillance system, develop and upgrade a communication system, and upgrade an ATC (Air Traffic Control) system including new ATC centres.
The third PPP project involves the development of economic zones at Mongla. The project will be located on a land area of 267 acres (approx), adjacent to Mongla export processing zone and in proximity to Mongla Port, under Khulna division, southwest region of Bangladesh.
According to sources, the tender processes are expected to be launched by December this year. The Bangladesh PPP Office was established in 2010 and the PPP Programme is part of the government's Vision 2021 to ensure rapid economic growth in the country.
We recently reported that the first PPP project in the health sector is expected to be signed soon.