KATHMANDU — An electronic procurement system based on single portal has been launched in the country for the first time aimed at making procurement process objective, transparent and convincing.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today launched the system in the midst of a program organised by the Public Procurement Monitoring Office and opined for leading the country on the way to forward utilizing such electronic technology.
PM Oli said, “we should lead the country toward rapid development by utilizing modern technology.”
He added that such electronic procurement system was essential to make the economic activities transparent adding that it has established a new practice in the country.
PM Oli asked for support from all sides and people as the incumbent government was working for national development.
The government wants to utilize the latest achievement of the science and technology to make prosperous Nepal, PM added.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Oli provided the ‘users’ name and password’ to the chiefs of Department of Roads, Department of Irrigation, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Department of Water Inundation and Control among others to follow the system from today itself.
With this service, public can view all governmental procurement activities at www.bolpatra.gov.np/egp.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) had provided technical supports to the office of the Public Procurement and Monitoring under the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers to develop the system.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.