Nine teams qualify for Ugandan PPP project
The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (MoJCA) of Uganda has announced that nine teams have been shortlisted to develop an office park for the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) Institutions through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project.
The nine shortlisted teams are the following:
- Eiffage Concessions (France)
- Consolidated Contractors group (Greece)
- China State Construction and Engineering Company Limited (China)
- Mota Engil (Portugal)
- Shikun and Binui Arison Group and SBI International Holding (Joint Venture) (Israel)
- Beijing Uni-Construction Group Company Limited (China)
- China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation (China)
- Complant-China Complete Plant and Import and Export Corporation Limited (China)
- Group 5 and Twed (South Africa)
The project, which involves the design, finance, construct, and maintenance of the new facilities, will be developed on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. The project includes:
- JLOS towers and High Court at plot 98-102 Katalima road Naguru Kampala,
- a police headquarters to accommodate all the police directorates at plot 40-96 along Katalima road Naguru Kampala, and
- appellate courts and headquarters of the judiciary at high court grounds at plot 2, the square in the central business district of Kampala city.
The project aims to strengthen good governance principles, ensure improved institutional coordination as well as offer better services leading to enhanced transparency, accountability and improved ethical conduct across all the sector institutions.
The Justice Law and Order Sector is a sector wide approach adopted by Government of Uganda bringing together 17 institutions with closely linked mandates of administering Justice and maintaining Law and Order as well as the promotion and protection of Human Rights.
The government Uganda recently launched the tender process for another PPP project, the Makerere University. It has also announced plans to tender the Kampala - Jinja Expressway through public private partnerships.