TENDERS AND PROCUREMENT

Saudi Arabia approves new tendering and procurement law – report

The Riyadh metro under construction in 2017.
Saudi Arabia’s government has approved a law to improve the way it procures contracts and services "by saving money, making the process fairer, and boosting local bidders," Reuters reports, citing information from the Ministry of Finance.

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Tenders and Procurement

Saudi Arabia approves new tendering and procurement law

Saudi Arabia's government has approved a law to improve the way it procures contracts and services by saving money, making the process fairer, and boosting ...

 

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