One-Day Training Seminar For Suppliers And Contractors Held By The Public Procurement Commission

Jun 01, 2023

One-Day Training Seminar For Suppliers And Contractors Held By
The Public Procurement Commission

The Public Procurement Commission (PPC) held a One-Day Training Seminar for Suppliers and
Contractors at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre located on the Railway Line, Liliendaal, East
Coast Demerara, on May 31st, 2023, to learn more about Public Procurement and the role of the

The PPC is mandated by Article 212AA(1)(b) of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of
Guyana and as enabled by S.17(2) of the Procurement Act, to organize training seminars among
suppliers, contractors, and public bodies with the aim of promoting awareness of the rules,
procedures and special requirements of the procurement process.

The event received a grand turnout from numerous suppliers and contractors across the country.
Opening remarks were made by the Chairperson of the PPC, Ms. Pauline Chase as well as the
Country Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank, Ms. Lorena Solorzano Salazar.
Presentations were delivered by officials from the PPC, National Procurement and Tender
Administration Board and the Inter-American Development Bank.

In excess of 200 suppliers and contractors benefited from this training which covered the following

  • Introduction of the PPC;
  • Overview of the Inter-American Development Bank Procurement Policies and Procedures;
  • The Procurement Process;
  • Tender Openings, Evaluation and Publication of Contract Awards;
  • Tips on Tendering; and
  • The Legal Framework, Administrative Review and Debarment Processes.

The Commission continues to encourage all suppliers and contractors to take advantage of the
training opportunities provided by the PPC to learn more about the public procurement processes
in Guyana to ensure their compliance therewith.

To request training or for more information, contact the Commission by telephone numbers (592)
226-3729, (592) 231-7306, and (592) 226-2364 or via email at

Dated 1st June, 2023