The Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) retendered the bid to buy 200,000 metric tons of wheat after snatching the award from the earlier winner of the tender, Promising International – a UK-based trading company.
The state-owned maritime monopoly, the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) said that it is optimistic of winning a tough competition to take over the Eritrean Port of Massawa which has not been offering regular operations.
The Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) is once again on the forefront in leading government enterprises bagging the highest revenue in the past nine months under the Ministry of Public Enterprises (MoPE).
A 2.7 billion birr wheat purchase bid is unraveling with controversy while Public Procurement & Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) is in limbo over selecting a wining company to award the contract of supplying the 400,000 metric tons of wheat.
Prosecutors of the Federal Attorney General charged former officials of the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE) for alleged damages amounting to more than 80 million birr. The alleged damages are connected with the purchases of vessels, trucks and containers.