11th HORA Meeting (2015), Seoul, Korea

The 11th Meeting of the Heads of Road Authorities (HORA) on 2nd November 2015 in Seoul, Korea.

11th HORA Meeting Head of Road Authorities (HORA) share experiences in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). At the 101st REAAA Council Meeting, the CEO proposed that the HORA program to be re-activated. He proposed that HORA meetings be held once a year and that the Korean Chapter be asked to host the next HORA meeting in Seoul in conjunction with the PIARC World Congress and the 102nd Governing Council meeting in November 2015.

The 11th HORA Meeting was held on 2nd November 2015 to discuss Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in road transport systems. It was an opportunity for senior government officials to share their experiences carrying out private-public projects in road networks. HORA members from eight (8) countries presented report on projects now underway in their jurisdiction, commenting on both the success and the pitfalls they encountered.They represented Australia (IRAP), Indonesia, India, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, The Phillipines, and Thailand. Dato’ Ir Haji Ismail Md Salleh, Director General of MHA, Malaysia who chaired over the meeting hopes the meeting will help participants understand about PPP in member countries.The Korean Chapter assigned a budget of RM 30,000 to provide monetary assistance for participants from HORA member countries who cannot afford to pay the costs associated with attending the HORA meeting such as India, Pakistan and Thailand. The host country also provided one(1) airfares and accommodation to the speakers.