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NPC Approves Three Contracts with the Total Value of (1. 5) Billion Afghanis

NPC Approves 3 Contracts with the Total Value of (1. 5) Billion AfghanisKABUL: The 86th weekly meeting of the National Procurement Commission (NPC) was held at the presidential palace on Monday evening, dated 13/02/2017, presided by His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
In the meeting three (3) contracts with the total value of one and a half (1.5) billion Afghanis were approved, which include the following projects: 
- The Building and Asphalting of Zaranj City Roads ( Nimroz Province) with the total length of 10.8 km;
- The Construction of  a 50-Bid hospital in Seyagard District of Parwan Province, and
- Procurement of 18 Items of Foodstuff  for the Ministry of Defense (MoD)
In addition, NPC approved MoD proposal regarding the cancellation of the contract for the procurement of the remaining items of medical equipment, while the Contracts for gravelling of the roads Kandahar province were rejected by the NPC, and was decided  that the projects should be implemented by the Engineering Units of MoD and the Public Work Corps .
At the end of the meeting, the participants of the meeting briefly discussed the Electronic Procurement Strategy and development of systems in the National Procurement Authority (NPA), including process mapping and process re-engineering. His Excellency, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan while discussing the above stated that said that he has read the concepts and documents, one by one, the plans and measures taken and advised that other entities should also apply this approach   and implement the methods for the mapping and re-engineering the processes in order to improve and work processes.. 

In this meeting His Excellency Mohammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Ministers of Finance, Economy and Justice, official of the National Procurement Authority (NPA), Representatives of  the Economic and Budget Commissions the Lower House of Parliament (Wolasi-jirga), the Transparency Oversight of SIGAR and the representatives of Parliamentary Anti-Corruption Caucus (PACC) and   the Combined Security Transition Command for Afghanistan (CSTC-A) of the Resolute Support had also participated.