The committee also approved two more proposals in principle. One is signing a development agreement between Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) and Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) to establish and BEPZA Economic Zone at the Bangabandhu Industrial City of Mirsarai, Chattogram.
Another proposal is to appoint private operators on public-private-partnership basis for the Patenga Container Terminal in Chattogram.
The private operators will be appointed under project tiled: “Equip, Operate and Maintenance of Patenga Container Terminal on PPP Model.”
Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase approved two separate proposals.
One proposal was moved by the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) for awarding Tk 123.63 crore contract to Dockyard and Engineering Workshop of Bangladesh Navy under direct procurement method (DPM) for land development of BSCIC Chemical Industrial Park project.
The other proposal was to award Tk 75.63 crore contract by Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) to Poly Cable Industries for the supply of 130 km 11kV and 33kV underground cables for network expansion project in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions.