The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) conducted a special road show under the chairmanship of CEO LWMC regarding procurement of new 950 operational vehicles.
Local Manufacturers and fabricators were invited to bid for the new vehicles. Member provincial Assembly Mr Nazir Ahmad Chohan attended the show as chief guest.
Deputy CEO LWMC Mr. Tariq Hussain Bhatti, General Manager Procurement and Contracts Mr. Abdur Rehman, General Manager Operations Mr. Sohail Anwar Malik along with other officials attended the show.
Furthermore, representatives of more than 25 companies participated in the road show. Machinery of few local manufacturers was showcased in the event.
The purpose of the show was to clear the grievances/reservations of the bidders interested in procurement of vehicles.
On the occasion, companies were briefed about the policy and bid documents of the said procurement.
CEO LWMC Mr. Imran Ali Sultan stated that it is the time to modernize the solid waste management system in the developing countries as well.
The main purpose of bringing local companies into the bidding process is to stabilizing Pakistan’s economy.
It is better to give a chance to local companies to come to the top rather than buying machinery from the foreign countries.
He also said that the purchasing 950 vehicles worth Rs5 billion at the local will just not help us but also will strengthen the economy.
Furthermore, Member Provincial Assembly Mr. Nazir Ahmad Chohan stated that the department is working commendably after the closure of the contract with Turkish companies. Foreign companies have taken billions of rupees from Pakistan.
According to the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, local companies will now be given a chance to flourish and Lahore Waste Management deserves congratulations on the transparent bidding for the purchase of Rs5 billion worth of machinery, he added.
Moreover, Deputy CEO and GM P&C sought suggestions, feedback from all participants and discussed their concerns regarding bidding process.