National PPP Unit
The Hong Kong SAR Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, along with other senior officials of the Hong Kong Treasury, met with the GI Hub in Sydney on Thursday, 10 November. The parties discussed the work of the Hong Kong Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO), established by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).
Mr Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), and Mr Norman TL Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (4 July 2016) with respect to establishing a strategic framework of co-operation to facilitate the financing of infrastructure projects.
The GI Hub today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to facilitate an information sharing agreement between the two organisations.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Vice President and Chief Administration Officer Dr Luky Eko Wuryanto met with GI Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote and senior staff in Sydney today.
The Global Infrastructure Hub is today launching its new online tool, InfraCompass, to guide governments on how to create the best conditions for infrastructure delivery. Find the tool at: infracompass.gihub.org
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