KABUL: The National Procurement Commission with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the chair held session here on Sunday at the Delkusha Palace, a statement from presidential press office said yesterday.
According to statement, the session reviewed 11 procurement related contracts and approved 10 of which worth more than 533 million Afghanis.
The session approved project contracts for development of Afghanistan’s major cities “Herat, Kandahar, Khost, Nangarhar and Mazar-e-Sharif” related to Ministry of Urban Development and Land, contract for provision of potable water to Takhta Pul area of Mazar-e-Sharif city as well as extended financial authorities to Ghori Cement Enterprise to 10 million Afghanis. Meanwhile the commission also approved Ministry of National Defense recommendation for termination of procurement contract of 387 medical items. The commission also ordered necessary instructions for the ministry’s proposal of distribution of chickens. The commission reviewed advisory unit’s report on Panjshir Province Microhydraulic four-megawatt project related to Ministry of Water and Energy and decided that the contract to be extended with Ukrainian company, so that to provide the necessary turbines for the project. The commission also emphasized that the previous contractor should be legally dealt for lack of commitment in implementation of the project.
According to presidential statement, the commission members based on agenda reviewed the implementation of the previous decisions and approved them which includes the following projects: construction of 350 bed hospital in Kandahar related to Ministry of Public Health and extending the deadline for construction of Khwajah Bahauddin district road till Yangi Qala with the total length of 6/28 kilometers related to Ministry of Transport.
The Kabul Times