English | دری

National Procurement Commission saves over $200mn in one Civil Aviation Authority contract

in Afghan Business

National Procurement Commission saves over $200mn in one Civil Aviation Authority contract

The National Procurement Commission efforts resulted in saving more than USD 200mn from one contract of Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority.

Chaired by President Ashraf Ghani, the National Procurement Commission reviewed a number of contracts in its weekly meeting held in Presidential Palace on Saturday.

The members approved some of the contracts that were found transparent and decided to defer other contracts to the next meeting for further study and necessary modifications.

The Commission has managed to save over USD 200mn in one contract of the Civil Aviation Authority.

Concerning the contracts made by Defense Ministry, the Commission advised to detach the contract of medication from ordinary process and set a special procurement process for it.

The meeting also decided to contract printing of three million textbooks with domestic printing houses. Worth 62mn AFN, the textbooks will be used by 2.1mn students.

Earlier this month, a statement from the Presidential Palace was released that said over USD 150mn was saved from reviewing government contracts.

Establishing the National Procurement Commission is one of President Ghani’s attempts at curbing corruption in the country.



Related Articles

Development projects completed in Kapisa district to meet residents’ needs

Eleven projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) were recently completed in

MRRD to build two bridges in Ghor

A 15 meter and a 20 meter bridge would be built in a year in western Ghor province by the

Distress on the rise as gas prices are increasing

As the winter season has approached, gas prices have jumped up by 30%. A number of Kabul residents blame the

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*