NPC approves contracts worth 7.4bn
Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the National Procurement Commission(NPC) approved contracts worth 7.4bn in the presence of US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko.
Sopko was invited as an observer to the meeting, according to a statement from the presidential palace.
The Commission approved eight contracts after they were reviewed based on some ministries’ recommendations.
The approved contracts concerned construction of water dams in Balkh and Samangan, reconstruction of water canal in Heat, modification of Jabal Saraj road construction and installation of information technology equipment in Kabul University, Polytechnic University, Kabul medical faculty, Parwan and Wardak higher education institutes.
The meeting denied 11 contracts approval for further study to ensure their accuracy.
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