Gulf Times, 22 June 2022: Qatar’s Cabinet has approved a draft Cabinet Decision amending the Implementing Regulations to the Law regulating tenders and auctions. They are contained in Qatar Cabinet Decision No. 16/2019.
Among other things, a definition of local value, which is the total amount spent by a contractor, supplier or service provider within the country to develop national business, services or human resources to stimulate productivity in the local economy will be added.
Model contracts which Government agencies are bound by when concluding any contract, without the need to review the Contracts Department will also be prepared. The model should not be modified and if there is a need to amend it, the department’s approval is required after co-ordinating with the Contract Department.
In bids worth less than five million Riyals, the Government entity may limit participation in it to micro, small or medium companies, or all of them classified at the Ministry.
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