It is essential to ensure transparency in public procurement, especially during the opening and evaluation of bids, to avoid complaints from unsatisfied bidders, and also encourage fair competition, Frank Muvunyi, a procurement expert, has said.
“This deters corrupt tendencies and collusion between contractors and procurement entities,” he said during a training workshop for public procurement officers last Friday.
The training was organised by PricehouseWaterCoopers. Above, one of the outstanding participants in procurement fundamentals (left) receives an award from Amin Miramago, the finance ministry public financial management boss, after the training. The New Times /Ben Gasore