$70 million University Tender Delayed

Due to complaints made by participating companies, the tender to build and equip the new site for the Faculty of Medicine for the University of Panama has once again been suspended.

Monday, May 28, 2018

In March, the contracting process was halted when the companies Constructora San José, S.A., Consorcio Astaldi-CCG and Consorcio IBT-Knowledge, filed claim actions to annul the resolution of February 23, 2018.

See details of the tender.

In relation to what is expected in this public purchase process, the Health Minister, Miguel Mayo, told Prensa.com that " ... they plan to call a new public event, but warned that they must wait for the legal process."

For his part Enrique Mendoza, dean of the Faculty of Medicine, " ... asked the government authorities to take the necessary steps so that this tender be awarded during this administration."

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