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Documents of 26 firms referred to AG Office: NCP

Documents of 26 firms referred to AG Office: NCP

Aug 23, 2015 - 17:39

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The National Procurement Committee (NCP) on Sunday said more than 11 contracts worth 1.8 billion afghanis have been approved and 26 different firms referred to Attorney General Office (AGO).

Yama Yari, the NCP head, told journalists in Kabul of 11 contracts eight of them were new and other three contracts have been approved after changes.

He added the contracts were evaluated in the latest NCP meeting on Saturday headed by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

These contracts belonged to National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon), Da Afghanistaninfo-icon Brishna Sherkat (DABS), and ministries of defence, higher educationinfo-icon, finance, public works, counternarcotics, and Kabul Municipality.

In the meeting, Yari added it was agreed that relevant department should pay utmost heed in implementation and monitoring of the projects. He said till now the NCP has conducted over 19 sessions, approving 230 projects worth 46 billion afghanis.

The NCP head said the contracts had positive impact on the economy and employment in the country.

In different session, according to Yari, the NCP has also evaluated documents of 48 firms that had technical issues in their documents. He noted 26 firms have been introduced to AGO and documents of 21 more firms were under investigation.

Presenting fake documents, wrong information and providing other firms’ contracts were of the violation that the firms were accused of.

He did not name the 26 companies and did not clarify for how long they would be suspended of receiving procurement contracts.



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