Kinshasa, July 10th, 2021 (CPA) .- The Senate proceeded Thursday, at the People’s Palace, to the opening of the bids relating to the call for tenders for the acquisition of office splits, in accordance with the law on public procurement, the communication cell of the Senate office said on Friday.
According to the source, the call for tenders was published for more than two weeks in the media for the acquisition of the offices, as part of the improvement of the working conditions of the staff of the Upper House of Parliament.
By the scheduled deadline, only three tenderers submitted their applications. A single envelope filed on time was retained by the Senate’s project management and public procurement unit. The other two envelopes filed beyond the deadline will be returned to their senders as indicated by the law on the matter promulgated in 2010 by the Head of State, said the same source.
According to the director of cabinet of the quaestor of the Senate, Jean René Boongi who presided over this brief ceremony, the Senate wanted by this act, to comply with the legislation in force.
The selected file was sent back to the analysis committee for an in-depth study before submitting its report to the Senate’s project management and procurement unit. They have a deadline of 3 working days from Monday July 12 in progress. Training modules on public procurement will be organized next week for Senate staff. ACP/