Staff Correspondent: The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase today approved the import of 3.360 million MMBtu of liquified natural gas (LNG) at international spot market.
The state-owned Petrobangla will procure the bulk LNG from AOT Trading AG, Switzerland at a cost of Tk 436.47 crore with each unit price at $13.069.
The committee also gave nod to a proposal of the railway ministry to appoint the Joint Venture of (2) RITES Ltd India, and (2) Aarvee Associates Architects Engineers & Consultant Ptv Ltd. India as consultant for construction of dual gauge rail truck from Bogra to Shahid Mansur Ali Station of Sirajganj project at a value to Tk 97.56 crore.
A proposal of the industries ministry was also approved by the committee for import of 30,000 metric tons of phosphoric acid from Dubai-based Sun International and Gentrade FZE, UAE.
Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation will import the acid for its DAP Fertiliser Company at a total cost of Tk 177.34 crore with per ton price at $353.400.
The BPC aims to increase the price to Tk75 per litre from the current Tk65 Staff Correspon…