Kyrgyz PM instructs to strengthen measures to improve public procurement system
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 6
Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev held meeting on improving the public procurement system, Trend reports with reference to Kabar which cited the Government’s press service.
Abylgaziev noted in order to support domestic producers, the law has been amended to provide benefits of up to 20% for domestic producers, removal from the national regime and approval of the list of domestic producers by the Government, the production of goods that are fully carried out in the country for purchase by direct contract.
During the meeting the prime minister was informed about the measures taken to implement the instructions, related to the improvement of the public procurement system. Following the results of 8 months of 2019, out of 47 thousand 938 successfully held tenders, the purchasing organizations granted privileges on only 8 thousand 364 tenders, which is 17.4%.
In this regard, Abylgaziev stressed the Government aims to achieve a radical change in the situation in the field of public procurement and instructed to strengthen monitoring to ensure that all organizations provide appropriate benefits to domestic producers and contractors.
Finance Minister Baktygul Zheyenbayeva said at present the work is being done to introduce an e-catalogue for the development of small and medium businesses in the regions of the country for the opportunity to participate in procurement procedures in small amounts.
PM Abylgaziev instructed to strengthen measures to support domestic producers and the development of small and medium-sized businesses and to ensure the timely launch of the electronic catalog.