Globalab was in Vientiane for another Public Private Partnership for Infrastructure Development workshop. 20 delegates from various Ministries are following this workshop. The challenges faced are numerous as the Lao PDR is only just opening up to PPPs and the concept is still new. Existing projects on roads and hydropower were discussed as future PPP projects. Discussion centred on how to engage the private sector effectively so as to create and develop the partnership along with project management skills.