Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Cabinet accepts Public Procurement Office report

At its session on April 11, the cabinet took note of the annual report of the Public Procurement Office (UVO), presented by its chairman Béla Angyal. According to the report, the UVO received 7,255 public procurement announcements last year, which is only 55.6 percent of the amount received in 2005.

The report further states that the most frequently used procurement method was a negotiated procedure without a contract notice, with partial contracts following a basic framework contract, which procurers used in 4,294, or 59.2 percent, of the cases. The number of open public tenders came to 1,609, or 22.2 percent of all announcements.

The third most often used procurement method was a negotiated procedure without a contract notice and without partial contracts with selected bidders, which was used in 1,168 cases (16.1 percent).

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

People will protest in streets again on March 23

The organisers of the gatherings met with the president, stressing the need to have an independent interior minister.

Andrej Kiska met with the representatives of the For a Decent Slovakia initiative.

What’s new at the Foreigners’ Police in Bratislava? Photo

The Slovak Spectator visited the new premises of the Foreigners’ Police department in the Vajnory district, which opened on March 19.

Statue of Maria Theresa deemed unsuitable for Bratislava city centre

The sculpture has been temporarily moved to the promenade in River Park.

The statue of Maria Theresa was installed in front of the Hotel Carlton for a short period of time.

Micro-plastics found in bottled water

Some brands sold in Slovakia include plastic micro-particles, as do sources of drinking water in the country.

Both bottled waters and natural sources include micro-plastics, illustrative stock photo.