The PPP Act No. 14 of 2009 mandates the PPP Department to promote, facilitate, implement and monitor the procurement, contracting and delivery of public infrastructure and social services through partnerships between public sector and private sector entities.
A key function of the Unit is to promote the participation of the private sector in the financing, construction, maintenance and operation of any project, irrespective of its cost. It also advises Government on administrative procedures in relation to project development and on all matters of policy relating to public-private partnerships.
One of the primary objectives of the PPP Unit is to facilitate the effective and efficient delivery of public infrastructure and related services, and promote innovation in the development of infrastructure and social services, through private sector participation.