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Cabinet purchase body clears procurement of huge wheat, fertiliser

  • Published at 01:45 pm September 8th, 2021
Wheat plants are growing excellent on Rangpur
Wheat plants are growing excellent on Rangpur crop fields this year BSS

Two proposals of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board also received nod 

The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase (CCPP) at a meeting on Wednesday approved 11 procurement proposals, including the import of 50,000 tons of wheat and 90,000 tons of fertiliser.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the virtual meeting.

As per the approvals, Agrocorp International Pte Ltd, Singapore will supply 50,000 tons of wheat at a cost of $29.1069 million (equivalent to Tk179.50 crore) under an international quotation invited by the Directorate General of Food. Each metric ton of wheat will cost $421.38.

Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) will import 90,000 tons of urea fertiliser from three companies under three separate lots under state-to-state contracts.

Of these, the Fertiglobe Distribution Limited, UAE will supply 30,000 tons of bulk granular urea at $10.3524 million (equivalent to Tk115.16 crore) -- each ton at $450.833.

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Muntajat of Qatar will supply 30,000 tons of bagged granular urea at $10.314 million (equivalent to Tk111.71 crore) -- each ton $436.83.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) will supply 30,000 tons bulk granular urea at $10.2775 million (equivalent to Tk108.90 crore) -- each ton at $425.83.

Two proposals of the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) also received nod on Wednesday.

Of these, the BREB will award a Tk84.42 crore contract to MANS Electrical Ltd, for the supply of 13,040 distribution transformers for the electricity distribution network expansion project in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions.

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It will ward a Tk71.23 crore contract to Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory Ltd, for the supply of 51,359 SPC poles for the same extricate distribution project.

The committee approved a tender proposal to award a Tk123.91 crore contract MONICO Ltd, Dhaka for the construction of a land port at Ramghar in Khagrachari district under “Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project-1: Development of Sheola, Bhomrah, Ramgarh Land Ports and up-gradation of Security System of Benapole Land Port ''.

The committee also approved a proposal for appointing a consultant for Cox’s Bazar airport runway construction project and awarding two separate contracts for administration building construction of Sheikh Hasina University in Netrakona and its land development project.

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