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Public procurement transparency still falls short

Public procurement transparency still falls short

Staff Writer THE majority of public entities complied with the dictates of the law in terms of submitting annual procurement plans and quarterly procurement reports to the Procurement Policy Unit (PPU), in the Ministry of Finance for the 2020/21 financial year. This has provided a level of transparency, while still problematic in many aspects,that has not been seen on the public procurement landscape. According to a Procurement Tracker Namibia (PTN) review for September, 128 public entities out of 178 have submitted annual procurement plans to the PPU. This means roughly 72% of public entities have been compliant with the law.…
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