The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase on Wednesday approved a total of eight proposals, including two for 1.50 lakh metric tonnes wheat import from Russian Federation and Argentina.
The approval came from a meeting of the CCGP held virtually with finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the chair.
Briefing reporters virtually after the meeting, Cabinet Division additional secretary Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal said that the Food Authority would procure one lakh metric tonnes wheat from Prodintorg’ Myasnitskaya of Russian Federation at a cost of Tk 309.52crore.
Through another proposal, he informed, the Food Authority will procure 50,000 metric tonnes wheat from Argentina through M/S Intra Business PTE Limited, Singapore at a cost of around Tk 149.66 crore.
The day’s CCGP meeting also approved a proposal of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation under the industries ministry for importing 30,000 metric tonnes phosphoric acid through M/S Gentrade FZE, EU and M/S Arish Fertilisers Group PTE Limited Singapore at a cost of Tk 106.24 crore.
The meeting gave nod to a proposal for giving reprocessing approval for procuring 65 rakers from Ensol Multiclean Equipments Private Limited, India under procurement of equipment and machinery for construction, repair and maintenance of road infrastructure project of Roads and Highway Division at a cost of Tk 104.98crore.
The meeting also approved a proposal for establishing six substations under Electricity Transmission Development Project of the Power Development Board under the Power Division through Ideal Electrical Enterprise Limited, Bangladesh at a cost of Tk 69.04crore.
The meeting also approved a proposal for procuring 4.40 lakh metric tonnes DAP Fertiliser from Morocco through Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation at a cost of Tk 2,155.77crore.
The meeting also approved a proposal for procuring 3.60 lakh metric tonnes TSP Fertiliser from Morocco through Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation at a cost of Tk 1,337.19crore.
The meeting also re-approved a proposal for construction work of the ‘Rajshahi WASA Surface Water Treatment Plant’ under the Local Government Division through Hunan Construction Engineering Group Co Ltd at a cost of Tk 2,721.87crore.