World Bank contracts with Dr. Prieto of Piedroba Consulting Group for water transport operation improvement initiative in Bangladesh.
Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar, Piedroba’s Chairman and CEO has been invited by the World Bank to offer his dredging expertise and experience in developing training institutions for improving water infrastructure operations in the Bangladesh Delta. Additionally, Dr. Prieto-Portar will lead and produce a number of tenders for dredging works aimed at improving maritime navigability within the region. The World Bank’s initial mission will take place early December 2017, with numerous world transportation and engineering experts joining the effort. Dr. Prieto’s engagement is expected to last for 3-6 months.
Piedroba partner Jelle Prins is pleased with the opportunity provided to his firm’s CEO: “We’ve been in communication with the World Bank for some time now, discussing our assistance on numerous of their initiatives, and we feel that this particular engagement is a nice fit for Dr. Prieto. His affinity for South Asia is well known, always enjoying his work in the region. To be able to contribute to the wellbeing of the Bangladeshi by sharing his dredging engineering expertise through partnering with the World Bank will be as satisfying experience”.