January 21, 2021 19:43:17
| Up to date:
January 22, 2021 10:00:47
The Cupboard Committee on Public Buy accepted a proposal of the Well being Service Division to import 30 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd.
Though the general import value will probably be Tk 12.71 billion, the federal government didn’t elaborate how a lot every it will value to deliver every dose.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, who presided over the assembly, recommended journalists to contact the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare for the data.
“The approval was given under a direct procurement method for the sake of emergency needs of the state,” he stated.
When he was requested concerning the apprehension amongst individuals on the vaccine use, Minister Kamal stated he would gladly obtain the jab first.
In the meantime, the Cupboard Committee on Financial Affairs gave an in principal approval for direct buy of Covid-19 vaccine waiving it from common buy guidelines.
The Cupboard Committee on Public Buy additionally accepted seven extra proposals from completely different ministries.
As per three separate proposals positioned by the Industries Ministry, state-owned Bangladesh Chemical Industries Company (BCIC) will procure some 85,000 metric tonnes of urea fertiliser.
Of those, 60,000MT bagged granular urea will probably be procured from Karnaphuli Fertiliser Firm (Kafco) in two heaps. Every 30,000MT lot will value Tk 662.90 million whereas every MT will value $260.125.
The remaining 25,000MT bulk prilled urea will probably be imported from Saudi Fundamental Industries Company (SABIC) at a price of Tk 560 million.
Additionally accepted was a proposal of the Roads and Highways Division to award a Tk 2.445 billion contract to Joint Enterprise of Nationwide Improvement Engineering Ltd, MM Builders & Engineers Ltd, and Rana Builders Pvt Ltd to assemble three bridges on Dhaka-Arica Freeway at Aminbazar, Salehpur and Nayarhat areas.
Two separate proposals of the Ministry of Transport acquired additionally received the nod.
Of those, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will procure eight coastal sea vehicles from Ananda Shipyard and Three Angles Marine Restricted at a price of Tk 1.32 billion whereas three trendy inland passenger vessels will probably be procured by the identical authority from Three Angle Marines Restricted at a price of Tk 1.42 billion.
The Cupboard committee accepted a proposal of the Public Works Division to award a contract to Padma Associates & Engineers Ltd, to construct a 20-story residential constructing at Rajarbagh Police Traces. The contract value is Tk 802 million.