Complaint Received for Pamana Metro Tender

The Panama Metro Management (GMP) consortium has presented a complaint to the country's public acquisitions directorate.

Monday, September 6, 2010

The consortium took part in the invitation to tender for the management of Panama's metro project together with four other companies but was disqualified.

"In its complaint, GMP claims that the evaluation report is based on subjective considerations and analysis that fall at the margin of criteria stipulated in public acquisitions law and in the bid documents," reports La Prensa.

Panama's public acquisitions directorate agreed to review the complaint and asked the Metro Secreteriat for the files. Once analyzed it will issue its decision.

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Feasibility Study for Light Rail

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For the third time in the last 8 years a feasibility study has been done for the development of rail links within the Greater Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica's capital.

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“Metro Bus Panama”, “Express del Futuro”, and “Transporte Masivo de Panamá” were the three consortiums submitting bids.

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“Jorge Ricardo Fábrega, Government and Justice vice minister, explained that they will verify the required guarantees, which must correspond to 100% of the price of the bid”, reported Prensa.com.

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