State Procurement Office to be establishedPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 25, Parliament of Mongolia supports to establish state procurement office and approved a resolution on amendments to resolution appendix submitted by the government. The Procurement office was closed down in line with government’s resolution in July 2016 , which is considered as disruption of structure of independent specialized organization in charge of large nationwide and regional procurement activities.
Particularly, government organizations and agencies have been facing needs to organizing procurement and purchasing activities in additional to their day-to-day operations, which causes delay in budget investment and development works as well as public services and increase in costs.
Therefore, the newly-approved resolution states an establishment of state procurement office to be responsible for transparent and open organization of state procurement activities, avoiding corruption and conflict of interest and supporting national producers.