Namibia: PM disturbed by the absence of internal procurement committees at public entities

16 Jul 19: While applauding those public entities that have implemented internal procurement committees, as required by the Procurement Act, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday said she was disturbed by reports that some public entities do not have internal organizational structures in place; and that some did not submit their annual procurement plans to the Procurement Policy Unit in the Ministry of Finance.  The PM was addressing a workshop in Windhoek for ministers and executive directors on the Public Procurement Act. The workshop was attended by cabinet ministers, deputy ministers, and senior government officials.