The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase on Wednesday approved four proposals involving Tk440.75 crore.
The approval came from a meeting of the committee virtually chaired by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.
Briefing journalists virtually after the meeting, Cabinet Division Additional Secretary Dr Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal said the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) would procure 30,000 tonnes of bagged granular urea fertiliser from the Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (Kafco) at a cost of Tk90.72 crore.
As per another proposal approved in the meeting, he said the joint venture of the Ataur Rahman Khan Limited and Mahabub Brothers Private Limited will implement the MB-1 lot of the "Museum Building Expansion and Construction of the Other Physical Infrastructure of the Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation" project under the housing and public works ministry at a cost of Tk89.17 crore.
Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal said the purchase committee also approved a proposal under which Taher Brothers Limited and Hossain Construction Private Limited will implement the Package-1 of the "National Revenue Bhaban Construction (First Amendment)" project under the housing and public works ministry for Tk80.75 crore.
He further said as per the other proposal approved in the meeting, Mir Akhter Hossain Limited will implement the WP-4 package of the "Up-gradation of the district highways with proper standard and width from Keraniganj in Dhaka to Hasara in Munshiganj" project under the Road Transport and Highways Division at a cost of Tk180.09 crore.