Requesting Entity: Department of Transportation and Communications
Issues Concern: Execution of Supplemental Agreement for the Consulting Services for the Nationwide Air Navigation Facilities Modernization Project Phase III L/A Ph-P160
Whether or not Section 8.3 of the National Economic and Development Authority Guidelines for Procurement of Consulting Services issued in accordance with Executive Order 164, Series of 1987 will apply in the implementation of the above-mentioned procurement project.
Please note that a similar concern involving the same issue has been raised by your Department with our office, specifically with respect to the procurement of consulting services for the Laguindingan Airport Development Project. In view of the apparent similarity in the nature and circumstances of the subject procurement project with the Laguindingan Airport Development Project, allow us to reiterate and quote in verbatim our opinion under NPM No. 062-2004, dated May 6, 2004. (Refer to NPM 062-2004, dated May 6, 2004)