Chaired by President Ashraf Ghani, the National Procurement Commission (NPC) held meeting, during which 10 contracts worth 2billion afghani were approved, one rejected and one sent back for further review, the President Press Office said in a statement the other day.
According to the statement, Yama Yari, the NPC chairman, briefed the session on the cooperation agreement made between his administration and the Ministry of Interior’s anti-crime department. He also said that based on the agreement, both sides would work for preventing corruption on projects, the statement added. Likewise, the NPC rejected the proposed contract for the first phase of the 23 kilometers Doshi-Bamyan road for its failure to meet legal standardizes and also ordered a re-announcement of bidding, the statement stated. Meanwhile, the meeting decided to review the procurement project for equipping the Ministry of Defense (MoD) with computers. The session, while approving the project for the activation of a pre-construction service factory, hailed the initiative of the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) and presidential economic advisor with regard to project’s implementation. In the meeting, the MoUD was also tasked to comprehensively supervise implementation process of the project, the statement concluded.