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Seven Contracts Worth 960 Million AFN Approved by the National Procurement Commission

20 May 2018

At the 150th meeting of the National Procurement Commission 7 contracts worth 960 million AFN approved. The emergency procurement procedure of the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOI) accepted as Principe and the report of UNAMA on the effective monitoring of the National Procurement Commission was presented.

The approved contracts includes; irrigation network at Maimana city of Faryab Province, construction of the irrigation system at the second part of Flahat farm at the Herat Province, consultative services and the implementation of Daryai-Panj Amo zone project, Consolidation of Shulgara river at the Balkh Province, Salary payment through mobile phone at the Kandahar Province, Oil procurement of the Office of Chief Executive and the Wood requirement of the MOI.

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani emphasized on the necessary monitoring of the contracted projects of the Maimana irrigation network and the consultative services of Sorkhroad-Spery road by the related institutions.

The commission rejected the Safe & Care proposal-contract of the Kandahar International Airport that the company was canceled the offer without the extension, the company introduced to the prohibition process. The commission ordered that the new bidding through bound bidding process should be taking and in future cancelation without reason will be considered offense and due to making loss for the government and it will cause exclusion to the bidders. 

Meantime, the contracts of production of 40mw solar electricity project of Hesar Shahi area of Nangarhar Province, contracts of physical security of provincial offices of New Kabul Bank and reconstruction of Jaghly road of Rashidan district of Ghazni Province for further evaluation have been reset by the commission.

At the end of this meeting, the suggested procedure of the National Procurement Authority for the emergency procurement of MOI was accepted as Principe and for suggestion it is sent to the ministries of Finance & Economics.

Also, the General Director of National Procurement Authority talked about the positive reflection from the reform in procurement and the evaluation work of National Procurement Commission and for further transparency of contract which was mentioned in UNAMA’s report talked too.

At the meeting, National & International observers from the Parliamentary Cooperation Against Corruption, Afghanistan Transparency Watch, the Financial and Budget Committees & National Economy of Parliament, Special Representative of the United States Agency for Reconstruction of Afghanistan (SIGAR) and CSTC-A Resolute Support were Present.

 


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