NPC approves 11 more contracts, saves 14m afs
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Procurement Commission (NPC) has approved 11 project contracts worth 343 million afghanis, the Presidential Palace said on Sunday.
The contracts were approved at a meeting of the commission presided over by President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday evening, the palace said in a statement.
A total of 25 procurement issues were discussed and of them 11 contracts worth 343 million afs belonging to the defense and interior ministries were approved in which 14 million afs were saved, the statement added.
The commission also approved proposals regarding health services projects for drug addicts, the project of strengthening and providing good environment for business and entrepreneurship and the process of purchasing 6000 tonnes of improved wheat seeds, the statement further said.
During the meeting, Ghani asked the Ministry of Public Health to continuously monitor the project facilitating health services for addicts and report to the commission.
He also directed the Commerce and Industry Ministry to prepare working procedure for and properly implement the project providing good environment for business and entrepreneurship in the country.
According to the statement, the NPC has so far conducted 27 meetings in which it approved more than 380 contracts with a total value of 63.5 billion afghanis and as a result of the approved contracts, the commission saved nearly 9 billion afs.
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