ANSA McAL questions exclusion from drug supply pre-qualification

-says facilities not checked during evaluation process

Trinidadian conglomerate ANSA McAL plans to write the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) to find out where in the Ministry of Health’s pre-qualification evaluation for the supply of drugs they failed.

“I am in contact with Head Office (in Trinidad) seeking permission to proceed to write the procurement board to ask what areas ANSA McAL was not able to meet in the pre-qualification selection,” the company’s Managing Director Beverly Harper told Stabroek News yesterday.

Under the Procurement Act, ANSA McAL has five working days in which to submit a written protest to the Ministry of Health, which is the procuring entity.

“A bidder whose tender or proposal has been rejected may submit a written protest to the procuring entity…the protest may pertain to the pre-qualification or tendering proceedings or to the method of procurement selected by the procuring entity…the protest must be submitted within five business days following publication  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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