As a result of negotiations between Bangladesh and German Governments held in 2018, a new technical cooperation (TC) project titled “Policy Advisory Programme for Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (PAP)” was agreed upon. The programme will commence from July 21, focusing on energy policy advice on the supply side (power generation and transmission). The main beneficiaries of the Programme would be the government agencies in the power sector responsible for energy strategy, policy development, regulation and power system development planning. To validate the draft scope of the programme, the remote appraisal mission of the took place during 23 November-13 December. The mission mission consulted online with 70 participants through 30 meetings with 36 institutions from public, private and development partners. The final stakeholder validation workshop took place virtually on 13 December 2020. Mr. Md. Habibur Rahman, Secretary, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources was present as the Chief Guest.