The Volume I of the Report covers the potential project structuring options for developing dry ports in the Asia-Pacific region using a PPP mechanism. The report was made under a United Nations Development Account project entitled “Building capacity and facilitating private sector involvement for infrastructure development for less developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region”, which focuses on four selected countries and is implemented by the Transport Division, ESCAP.
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP; H.E. Mr. Ly Thuch, Senior Minister, Cambodia; and H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.), Prime Minister of Thailand at the opening session of the Ministerial segment of the seventy-first session of ESCAP, held in Bangkok from 25 to 29 May 2015.