Government Policy

Cabinet purchase body okays procurement of 60,000 MTs fertilizer

The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase at a virtual meeting on Wednesday approved two separate proposals to procure 60,000 metric tons (MTs) of fertilizers.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting while members of the committee attended it.

As per the proposals, Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) under the Ministry of Agriculture will import 30,000 MTs of TSP fertilizer from OCP, SA of Morocco at a cost of Tk 182.06 crore while the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) under Ministry of Industries will also procure 30,000 MTs of bagged granular urea fertilizer from Karnaphuli Fertiliser Limited (Kafco) at a cost of Tk 172.15 crore.

The BCIC will also procure 25,000 MTs of Rock Phosphate for state-owned Chattagram TSP Complex Limited.

Agro Industrial Input, Dhaka will supply the rock phosphate from Wilson International Trading Pvt Ltd, Singspore at a cost of Tk 78.52 crore.

A proposal of the Local Government Engineering Depart (LGED) received the nod of the Cabinet body to appoint the Joint Venture of (1) DOHWA Engineering Co. Ltd., Korea and (2) Development Design Consultants Ltd. Bangladesh as a consultant for its “Western Economic Corridor & Regional Enhancement Program (WeCARE) Phase-1” at a cost of Tk 59.74 crore.

Source: United News of Bangladesh