The State Audit Bureau has approved four tenders worth KD 8.430 million for Ministry of Education to provide meals to kindergarten and scholarship students’ dormitories starting from 2016/2017 academic year for a period of three years.
The contracts were shared among four catering companies. One of the companies was granted a contract worth KD 2.899 million while the second company received a contract worth KD 2.082 million, the third company received contract worth KD 2.075 million and the fourth was granted a contract worth KD 1.376 million.
The State Audit Bureau indicated that the ministry should comply with the regulations specified in the circular No. 8/2016 of the Ministry of Finance concerning the mode of payment until the laws for harmonizing the budgets of ministries and government departments as well as of affiliated and independent government agencies for the fiscal year of 2016/2017 are issued.
Source: Arab Times