Asia-Pacific Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Transport Infrastructure Development

21 Jan 2015 to 22 Jan 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

This regional meeting addressed the issue of the substantial and growing demand for transport infrastructure, services and maintenance in the region that is constrained by limited budgets and borrowing capacity. It was designed to exchange information and share experiences on how to involve efficiently the private sector in the financing and development of transport infrastructure, services and maintenance. The meeting explored how public-private partnerships can offer an alternative funding option and procurement method for financing and implementing projects.

Participants were government officials from transport agencies and ministries with representatives from national PPP Units, the private sector, and regional PPP experts.