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Muhith finds PPP’s prospects good

Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said the prospects of Public Private Partnership (PPP) are good enough to uphold the benefit of the investors, who have already started showing their keen interest to invest under this arrangement.

"The door of investment under PPP is open . . . we have already started to get some investment proposals under this initiative," he said while addressing as the chief guest a contract signing ceremony between PPP Authority and 14 banks and financial institutions here.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PPP Authority Syed Afsar H Uddin and Managing Directors of the 14 banks and financial institutions signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides.

Mentioning the country's present economic position as rosy, Muhith said the global community is appreciating the present government's programs to develop Bangladesh gradually up to the desired level.

Under the agreement, 14 banks and financial institutions will provide financial support to the PPP Authority for implementing various projects.

Among others, Prime Minister's Principal Secretary M Abul Kalam Azad, Bank and Financial Institution Division Secretary M Eunusur Rahman and Association of Bankers, Bangladesh Chairman Anis A Khan were present on the occasion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)