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OMS: Govt to import 11m litres of soybean oil, 8,000 tons of lentil

The committee also approved three more proposals of different ministries

Update : 19 Jan 2023, 05:59 PM

Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB), the state marketing agency, will import 11 million litres of soybean oil and 8,000 metric tons (MT) of lentil from private suppliers to sell hose through open market sale program (OMS).

Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCPG) approved two separate proposals in this regard in a virtual meeting of the committee, presided over by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.

According to the proposals, placed by the commerce ministry on behalf of its subordinate body, the TCB will import 11 million litres of soybean oil at a cost of Tk200.20 crore with per litre at Tk182 while 8,000MT of lentil will be procured from ETC Agro Processing Pvt Ltd, India (Local Agent: Export Trading BD Ltd, Dhaka at a cost of Tk73.96 crore.

The committee also approved three more proposals of different ministries.

A proposal of the Roads and Highways Department received the nod of the committee to award a contract for construction of Lot No. DS-3 of the WP-02 Package of the “Sasek Dhaka-Sylhet Corridor Road Development” project the Joint Venture of (1) HEGO, China; (2) Approved purchase from Mir Akhter, Bangladesh at Tk155.20 crore.

The committee approved a proposal of the Public Works Department to award a contract for electrical work of the project: “Construction of 9 Residential Tower Buildings for Policemen in Dhaka Metropolitan Area” to Noorani Construction Ltd at Tk23.20 crore.

The committee gave nod to proposal of the Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority for its project "Construction of General Aviation Hangar, Hangar Apron and Apron on North Side of Fire Station at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport '' for extension at cost of Tk26.79 crore.

The Joint Venture of (1) BUCG; (2) NDE and (3) AERONESS, Bangladesh has been implementing the project as its contractor.

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