ABU DHABI, — The Department of Finance in Abu Dhabi, DoF, has announced that the Al Maqta’a bidding hall processed 59 tenders for 14 government entities during 2016, worth over AED14 billion, by the end of December 2016. The 59 capital and operational project tenders managed by Al Maqta’a included service, infrastructure and operational projects.
The tenders processed were from the National Archive, NCDR, DoF in AD, Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Al Ain Municipality, Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, ADDC, Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company, Al Ain Distribution Company, Abu Dhabi General Services, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and the Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars.
The results reflect the success in government planning to diversify the economy and investments in key sectors outside of the oil sector, including continuous growth in various government sectors in Abu Dhabi. The tender projects managed by Al Maqta’a bidding hall include strategically important projects such as roads and infrastructure, national housing, schools, government buildings and management of government facilities.
The bidding hall’s operations are managed electronically which reflects Abu Dhabi Government’s commitment to adopt the best governance practices in managing government tenders, to achieve transparency and to strengthen local economy competitiveness.
Al Maqta’a offers a range of logistics services related to capital and operational tender projects worth over AED100 billion. Its supervisory committee ensures full implementation of the hall’s procedure manual, saving documents and information on tenders, raising reports to concerned authorities and deciding on grievances or complaints from suppliers or contractors.
Source: Emirates News Agency