By virtue of its mandate to operate a centralized procurement of common-use supplies and equipment (CSE) for the whole of government, pursuant to Letter of Instructions No. 755, dated October 18, 1978 and Executive Order No. 359, dated June 2, 1989, among other issuances, the Procurement Service - Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) suspends the procurement of NCSE. Procurement of NCSE that are already in the pipeline shall continue until completion.
In this period of suspension, PS-DBM shall not accept requests for NCSE procurement until further notice. This will allow PS-DBM to focus on the fulfillment of its primary mandate to procure CSEs.
This advisory shall take effect immediately. Please be guided accordingly.