Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Kabul (BNA) The National Procurement Commission with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the chair approved 16 contracts worth 11.2 billion Afghanis during a session attended by the second vice president here on Sunday, a presidential statement said.
According to the statement the contracts include, consultative project for construction of National Procumbent Institute, connection of 16 universities to Internet services, strengthening of healthcare systems and provision of 15 mobile teams to address healthcare issues of the Nomads, purchasing of 25 vehicles for transportation purposes of the universities’ students, provision of 26 food items for Ministry of Interior, amendment of the contract for construction of water supply network for Chaharburjak district of Zaranj city, the capital of Nimroz province, amendment item of increasing the price of the Silo road project related to Kabul municipality, consultative managerial contract for IRDP project as well as provision of 30 hydraulic stations for the directorate of coordination of Ministry of Water and Energy, purchasing of 493 medicines, 28 items of foodstuffs and 273 items building materials for the directorate of security of the president, purchasing of 13 vehicles for the administrative office of the president, contract on offering consultative and control services project of Dara-e-Suf road related to Ministry of Public Works, correction of the type of the contracts related to teaching hospital of the Ministry of Higher Education and amendment in contract of foodstuffs for Ministry of Defense.
NPC brought back the contract on construction of Mehtarlam Baba and 23.7 KM Dueshi-Bamyan roads related to Ministry of Public Works due to technical problems. The commission also emphasized on quality of the foodstuffs related to Ministry of Interior, asking the ministry to submit monthly report on the said project to the National Procurement Authority. The meeting was also seated by Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Ministers of Finance, Economy and Justice, officials of NPA, as well as transparency observers from SIGAR, Financial and Budgetary Commissions of the national assembly, Parliamentary Anti-Corruption Caucus and CSTC-A of the Resolute Support Mission.