The TA will focus on (i) PPP legislation support for the adoption of legislation; (ii) a white paper for implementing rules and regulations for the PPP legislation and a high level list of possible amendments required to the existing legal and commercial framework; (iii) PPP institutional development; and (iv) an assessment of financial sector constraints to PPPs.
|Project Name||Support Public-Private Partnerships|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Finance - Finance sector development - Infrastructure finance and investment funds
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA will focus on (i) PPP legislation support for the adoption of legislation; (ii) a white paper for implementing rules and regulations for the PPP legislation and a high level list of possible amendments required to the existing legal and commercial framework; (iii) PPP institutional development; and (iv) an assessment of financial sector constraints to PPPs.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||The impact of the S-PATA is the improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure and municipal service delivery. This impact will be demonstrated through a material improvement in infrastructure efficiency and effectiveness indicators between 2009 and 2014.|
|Description of Outcome||The S-PATA will develop parameters for establishing a legal and institutional framework for PPPs which supports private sector engagement. Progress will be considered to have been made if key stakeholders, including the private sector, international funding agencies and the Government of Mongolia, agree that the legal and institutional framework established by the end of 2009 is suitable.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Concession Law approved by Parliament, there remains several legal issues that needs to be resolved on the current version of legislation. These work will be targeted by subesequent TA on PPP support.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Enacted PPP legislation and a general public that is appropriately consulted and made.
The white paper for the implementing rules and regulations for the PPP legislation and a high level list of possible amendments required to the existing legal and commercial framework.
Initial PPP institutional development plans.
An assessment of financial sector constraints to PPPs.
Project management and public awareness.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
State Policy on PPP adopted in October 2009.
Draft Concession Law is presented to Parliament for deliberation and amendments. Continue to provide legal support to resolve outstanding issues in Concession Law.
Consultant has interviewed key stakeholders and drafting plans for PPP unit institutional development and capacity buiding needs.
Legal consultant recruited to initiate preparation of white paper on implementing rules and regulations as soon as Concession Law is passed.
Minor change in scope was approved by Director, EAFM on 12 March 2010 to recruit one national consultant, National PPP Implementation Expert, to initiate the start up of the PPP unit and begin to implement the plan for the PPP unit.
National PPP implementation experts were mobilized on April 2010.
Legal experts together with national experts have worked on:
a) Preparing English language versions of sample PPP tender documents and the related assessment procedures.
b) Presented and discussed on the types of projects on the priority list of infrastructure projects approved by the Cabinet are most suitable for PPP delivery and how they should be prepared in order for the tender to be successful.
c) Provided training to the PPP unit staff on how to successfully prepare and structure PPP priority projects to make them more successful during the tender phase by increasing private sector interest and participation (and thus competition).
Legal expert currently providing intermittent remote advide to PPP unit.
International experts completed final recommendations.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation||Conduct workshops/seminars to ensure all stakeholders are fully engaged and ready to contribute to the next steps in the Government of Mongolia's PPP program,|
|Consulting Services||Consultants will be hired individually.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Oh, Soo-Nam|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD|
Ministry of Finance
Mr. O. Erdembileg
Government Building-2 Negdsen Undestnii gudamj-5/1 Ulaanbaatar-210646, Mongolia
|Concept Clearance||08 Apr 2009|
|Fact Finding||26 Jan 2009 to 29 Jan 2009|
|Approval||03 Jun 2009|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||05 Jun 2009|
|Last PDS Update||01 Mar 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|03 Jun 2009||-||03 Jun 2009||31 Mar 2010||31 Mar 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||200,000.00||03 Jun 2009||166,801.61|
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