LWMC Organizes Road Show To Purchase New Machinery
Local manufacturers and fabricators were invited to bid for the new vehicles. Member Provincial Assembly Nazir Ahmad Chohan attended the show as chief guest. Deputy CEO LWMC Tariq Hussain Bhatti, General Manager Procurement and Contracts Abdur Rehman, General Manager Operations Sohail Anwar Malik along with other officials attended the show. The representatives of more than 25 companies participated in the road show. Machinery of few local manufacturers was also 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 of the LWMC Imran Ali Sultan stated that it is the time to modernize the solid waste management system in the developing countries as well.
He added that 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 observed. He also said that the purchasing 950 vehicles worth Rs. 5 billion at the local will just not help them but also will strengthen the economy.
Member Provincial Assembly Nazir Ahmad Chohan stated that the department is working commendably. He said that under 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 Rs 5 billion worth of machinery, he added.