Karachi, January 16, 2018 (PPI-OT):Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said in order to bring transparency in the tendering process KMC will sign MoU with the Sindh Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (SPPRA) so that KMC officers could perform their functions completely in accordance to the relevant rules and regulations and development works could be done in an effective manner. He was speaking as chief guest in the inaugural ceremony of the 2 Days Capacity Building on SPPRA Rules training workshop held for KMC officers in the City Institute of Image Management(CIIM), KMC on Tuesday.

Managing Director SPPRA Khalid Chachar, Director Capacity Building Javed Sibghat Mehar, Deputy Director Ayub Ali Qaimkhani, Imam Ali Qadri, Imran Razzak besides KMC Works Committee Chairman Hassan Naqvi, Senior Director Municipal Services Nauman Arshad, Director Technical to Mayor Karachi S.M Shakaib, Director CIIM Mohammad Shahid and other officers were also present on this occasion. Mayor Karachi said urged the participants of training to avail this opportunity to enhance their capabilities and complete these modules in such a way that could help them perform their tendering works in an excellent way and this could prove to be beneficial for the department and KMC.

He said this is first time in the history of KMC that such training has been arranged to help the KMC officers to understand the technicalities of the tendering process and to bring transparency in the execution of development and other works. Managing Director SPPRA Khalid Chachar thanked Mayor Karachi for arranging this workshop for KMC officers and assured all possible support so KMC officers could carry out their functions in a good manner.

He said SPPRA will soon sign a MoU with KMC to arrange for SPPRA Certified Training facility in CIIM not only for KMC officials but for other organizations also. He said this training being provided in accordance with the SPPRA Act 2009 and Rules 2010 and comprised of latest training modules. Director Technical to Mayor Karachi S. M Shakaib said this training which is being held on the directive of the Mayor Karachi is attended by the 35 officers from 10 departments of KMC who have been assigned the duty in the tendering process. Later the Managing Director of SPPRA Khalid Chachar met with the Mayor Karachi in his office and discussed with him the training process of KMC officers.

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