NPC approves six contracts worth 421 million afs
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Procurement Commission (NPC) has approved six contracts worth 421 million afghanis, a statement said on Sunday.
President Ashraf Ghani presided over the NPC meeting that took place at the Presidential Palace on Saturday evening, the palace said in a statement.
The contracts approved were about supply of equipment to pilot PVC laboratories in Kabul, Herat and Nangharhar provinces, extension in the 185km Yakolang-Dara-i-Sauf road’s contract period, assessment of reconstruction of the Kabul-Jalalabad Highway (from Sapari to Sorkhrod) and extension in asphalting contract of a 15km road in Helmand.
Other contracts were about preparation and supply of two types of fuel, petrol and diesel to the public transport bus enterprise, provision of necessary furniture to universities in Kabul and provinces and provision of four fire brigades to the Defence Ministry’s emergency department.
The NPC rejected two contracts because of their noncompliance with the procurement law including construction of a dining hall at the Ministry of Finance central building in Dara-ul-Aman area of Kabul and the General Directorate of Logistics’ this solar year’s necessary sports equipment project.
During the meeting, the National Procurement Commission was tasked with inviting bids for the projects by considering legal standards.
The NPC once again stressed giving priority to domestic products and their usage and issued instructions to the organizations concerned in this regard. The NPC rejected three other projects due to technical problems.
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