As per three separate proposals placed by the Industries Ministry, state-owned Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) will procure some 85,000 metric tonnes of urea fertiliser.
Of these, 60,000MT bagged granular urea will be procured from Karnaphuli Fertiliser Company (Kafco) in two lots. Each 30,000MT lot will cost Tk 66.29 crore while each MT will cost $260.125.
The remaining 25,000MT bulk prilled urea will be imported from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) at a cost of Tk 56.01 crore.
Also approved was a proposal of the Roads and Highways Department to award a Tk 244.5 crore contract to Joint Venture of National Development Engineering Ltd, MM Builders & Engineers Ltd, and Rana Builders Pvt Ltd to construct three bridges on Dhaka-Arica Highway at Aminbazar, Salehpur and Nayarhat areas.
Two separate proposals of the Ministry of Shipping received also got the nod.
Of these, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will procure eight coastal sea trucks from Ananda Shipyard and Three Angles Marine Limited at a cost of Tk 132.01 crore while three modern inland passenger vessels will be procured by the same authority from Three Angle Marines Limited at a cost of Tk 142.5 crore.
The Cabinet committee approved a proposal of the Public Works Department to award a contract to Padma Associates & Engineers Ltd, to build a 20-story residential building at Rajarbagh Police Lines. The contract value is Tk 80.24 crore.