Award of Panamanian Hospital Contracts Suspended

Due to complaints received from Samsung the public acquisitions directorate has suspended the award process.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The evaluating committee had awarded the $386 million contract for five hospitals to IBT Health consortium and FCC Construcción. Korean Samsung C&T Corporation contested the decision.

Pa-digital.com.pa reports that the suspension of the award allows the claims made about the 31 May decision to be investigated.

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