The Government has decided to open all bids that qualify by the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC), selected for the construction of the 300 MW Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Combined Cycle Plant at Kerawalapitiya, a top government official said.
He told The Sunday Leader that the Standard Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC) attempt to open the only Samsung bid has failed.
SCAPC reasoning to the government ministers for rejecting five bids was that losing bidders could go to PAB (Procurement Appeal Board) and fight their case.
Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers Union (CEBEU) had strongly protested for rejecting careful evaluations done by their engineers. READ MORE…