POST TIME: 9 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Dhaka WASA
Projects worth Tk 906cr okayed

Projects worth Tk 906cr okayed

Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved contracts under three projects of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Dhaka WASA) involving Tk 906 crore for improvement of Dhaka city’s water and sewerage system, reports UNB.

The committee, at a meeting with Finance Minister AMA Muhith in the chair, approved the proposals to award contracts. Briefing about the meeting outcomes, additional secretary of the Cabinet Division Mustafizur Rahman informed that the committee approved a proposal of the Dhaka WASA to appoint a consultant at a cost of Tk 67.76 crore for design, management and supervision works of the water supply improvement project.

The committee gave nod to tender proposal of WASA to award Tk 448.90 crore contract to Joint Venture of Navana and Protiva Limited for the water supply network improvement work under Wasa MODS (management, operations, distribution, and services) Zone-3, 4 and 10. Another contract of Tk 389.28 crore for similar works of water supply network improvement under MODS Zone -9 was awarded to China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau.

The committee approved a proposal of the Industries Ministry to import 25,000 mt of urea fertilizer at a cost of Tk 72.76 crore while each metric ton of fertilizer will cost at $349.20. Business firm M/s Hydro Carbon won the contract.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a proposal to award the contract of 505 acres of land at Mirsarai Economic Zone under direct procurement method.

It also approved another proposal to award contracts for event management jobs under direct procurement method to celebrate Bangladesh’s graduation from least developed country (LDC) status, which the government plans to celebrate onMarch 22-23at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre and Radisson Blue Hotel in the capital.