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Sunday, 4 October 2020

Tender for phase two PPP schools program launches next week

The government is launching a tender for the second phase of the ongoing public-private partnership (PPP) schools program next week, which is expected to see 60-70 new schools built and operated by private sector companies, Al Mal reports. Ater Hanoura, head of the Finance Ministry’s Private Partnership Unit, said competing joint ventures will be shortlisted based on financial, technical and operational suitability, before they submit their final applications. This second phase of the tender was originally slated for March of this year, but was postponed because of the pandemic.

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