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State once again foregoes tender

On February 26, the Sme daily pointed out that the National Highway

On February 26, the Sme daily pointed out that the National Highway

Company (NDS) will pay Sk60 million for a geological survey to a company that was approached directly rather than selected through a tender.

The NDS defended itself by saying the selection was in line with the law and that a lack of time was the most important factor in how it was made.

The daily reminded its readers of a similar case in which the Transport Ministry did not use a tender to replace its adviser for public-private partnership (PPP) projects on highway and dual-carriageway construction, allegedly for the same reason. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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