The Procurement Service-PhilGEPS offices in Paco, Manila; Ortigas, Pasig; and its NCR Depot, will be CLOSED on March 29, 30 and 31, 2017 for its annual assessment and team-building activity. Thank you!
The PS-PhilGEPS Conducts Orientation and Walkthrough on the Government Fares Agreement with GOCCs and GFIs in Attendance
The Procurement Service-Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System, an attached agency under the Department of Budget and Management, together with Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air conducted its second of four activities involving an orientation and walkthrough on the Government Fares Agreement (GFA) with the theme “The Smarter and More Efficient Way to Fly” last February 24, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, PICC Complex, Pasay City.
The participants, this time, came from government-owned and controlled corporations and government financial institutions. These agencies were feted to discussion on the GFA which makes official air travel more convenient and accessible to the workforce of the government.
DBM Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno during his keynote address
The Vietnamese delegation headed by Deputy General Director Nguyen Ahn Tuan.
A month after the visit of delegates from Mongolia, the Department of Budget and Management’s PS-PhilGEPS and GPPB-TSO, together with the World Bank Group (WBG), welcomed the delegation from Vietnam who visited the country on February to learn about Philippine government procurement processes and reforms. The delegation was headed by Mr. Nguyen Ahn Tuan, Deputy General Director of the Public Procurement Agency (PPA) of their Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
DBM Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, in his opening remarks, informed the delegation that with an excellent procurement service and process, greater transparency is achieved, expenses are channelled to more productive programs and projects, and delivery of public service is sped up. He further added that it is a privilege for DBM to be able to share the knowledge and practices of our country.