Monday, 12 June 2017

Afghanistan National Procurement Commission (NPC) approved 11 contracts worth approximately 3.5 billion Afs

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During the 102 session of National Procurement Commission (NPC) that was held at the Presidential Palace on the 11th day of June 2017 and presided by the President of Afghanistan Dr. Ashraf Ghani, out of 26 procurement contracts and issues which were included in the agenda, 11 contracts with the total value of roughly 3.5 billion AFN were approved, that included the followings:

The contract for transit of 138 thousand metric tons of wheat from India;

The recruitment of a consultancy firm for scheme and design of Dar-ul-Amaan area`s administrative complex master plan;

The Contract modification for planning, scheme and design project of Kabul city;

The Contract modification for road construction of Piruzi town;

The road project of Mehtarlaam Baba to BaadPakh district of Laghman province with 20 kilometers long, which is approved conditionally;

The construction project of road starting from km 41 to km 51 from Bangi to Ishkamish of Takhar province, which is approved conditionally;

The Mazar-e-Sharif roads’ construction (time extension and overtime work);

The procurement of smart electronic systems for customs of ministry of finance;

The procurement of cooking wood needed by the National Army Corps and its military components;

And the contract for procurement of foodstuff for Ariana-Afghan Airlines.

The NPC also approved the proposal for termination of the contract of providing two types of bread for hostels and cadre hospitals of ministry of higher education, due to lack of adherence to contract terms and conditions by the contractor, and providing low quality bread for the students. NPC decided that necessary measures and actions should be taken for penalization, reprisal, and debarment of the company.

On the other hand, NPC returned the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock’s consultancy services project of rehabilitation and development, because of presenting detailed plan by UN-FAO. 

The NPC perused the proposal of the civil aviation authority for de-monopolization of airports oil procurement, and issued the specific guidance in this respect. NPC also perused the report of Paghmaan hill castle’s evaluation team and besides appreciating their efforts, issued guidance regarding their suggestions.

>>> Source: National Procurement Authority (NPA)'s page on Facebook