The 22nd OPPS Forum was held
The 22nd meeting of the OPPS Forum was held on September 12, 2023 as a hybrid of real and online for the purpose of exchanges and information sharing among members. A total of 30 people from member companies participated in the venue and via Zoom.
This time, we received a greeting from Mr. Toru Ishikawa, who became Senior Director of the Overseas Projects Division Policy Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism as of July 11th.
Afterwards, Index Strategy shared information on road projects in Indonesia, and the secretariat reported on the Kick-Off Meeting with the Philippine PPP Center and shared information on major topics related to Asian economic trends.
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(1) Greetings and support for promoting PPP projects in the Philippines
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Overseas Projects Division Policy Bureau Senior Director Mr. Ishikawa Toru
(2) Regarding road projects in Indonesia
Index Strategy Inc.
(3) Kick-off meeting report with Philippine PPP Center
Regarding approval details and future project information sharing (OPPS Secretariat)
(4) Main topics related to Asian economic trends
OPPS Secretariat Keigo Komatsu
(5) Other information sharing
3． Q&A/opinion exchange
The 22nd OPPS Forum Program
A kick-off meeting was held with the Philippine PPP Center
On August 23rd, the Organization for PPP Promotion and Support (OPPS) started collaborative activities with the Philippine PPP Center (PPPC) based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on May 11. The meeting was presided over by PPPC Executive Director Ms. Ma. Cynthia Hernandez, Deputy Executive Director Mr. Eleazar Ricote and OPPS Executive Vice President Kimikazu Uemura. At this meeting, we understood the details of each other’s processes and agreed on future action plans. OPPS will actively develop and support the promotion of PPP projects in a wide range of fields in the Philippines based on the information shared by PPPC.
Courtesy visit to the Philippine Ambassador
On August 15, 2023, a delegation from the Organization for PPP Promotion Support (OPPS) had the honor of visiting the Philippine Embassy. Representing OPPS were Mr. Kimikazu UEMURA, Vice-President; Mr. Hiroshi Hiramoto, Secretary General; and Mr. Jison Golez, Manager. They were joined by Mrs. Airi Ikedo-Okutani, the Director and COO of Index Strategy, Inc. – a key founding member of the OPPS.
The courtesy visit gave the privilege of meeting with Her Excellency Mylene J. Garcia-Albano, the Philippine Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan, and Mr. Jan Kenneth E. Bolante, First Secretary and Consul at the Embassy.
The primary purpose of the visit was to discuss and share the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed between OPPS and the PPP Center of the Philippines on May 11, 2023. This event marks a collaboration between organizations and paves the way for future cooperative efforts. Furthermore, there were also discussions related to Japan’s initiatives in the Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) landscape, as well as the Philippine Government’s ongoing efforts to promote PPP investments led by Mr. Kimikazu Uemura, OPPS Vice-President.
Her Excellency Mylene J. Garcia-Albano
The 21st OPPS Forum held on July 11.
The 21st meeting of the OPPS Forum was held on July 11, as a hybrid of real and online for the purpose of exchange and information sharing among members. More than 30 people from member companies participated at the venue and via Zoom.
This time, we invited Mr. Kazunari Kibe, Director, Representative Executive Officer and President and CEO of INFRONEER Holdings Inc., to lecture on the potential for infrastructure development in ASEAN and AFRICA. The secretariat also reported on the annual activity plan based on the cooperative relationship with the PPP Center in the Philippines.
＜Program of the 21st OPPS Forum＞
(1) Potential for Infrastructure Development in ASEAN and AFRICA
～ Strategy of INFRONIA HD ～
Mr. Kazunari Kibe, Director, Representative Executive Officer and President CEO,
INFRONIA Holdings, Inc.
(2) Annual activity plan based on cooperation with PPP Center in the Philippines.
Mr.Hiroshi Hiramoto, OPPS Secretariat
(3) Other information sharing
3. Q&A /Opinion exchange
The 21st OPPS Forum
2023 Annual General Meeting was held
The General Incorporated Association PPP Promotion and Support Organization (OPPS) held its 2023 Annual General Meeting on June 9th at TCC Kamiyacho. All 11 corporate members, including proxies, participated. Proposal No. 1: FY2022 Business Report/Income and Expenditure Report, Proposal No. 2: Business Plan/Income and Expenditure Plan for FY2023 were approved by majority vote. In addition, the secretariat reported on the details of activities for 2023. Prior to the closing of the meeting, Mr. Moritani, Director of the Overseas Project Promotion Division, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism gave a congratulatory address.
General meeting venue