A public sector training on tendering and procurement is underway for government officers in Morobe Province.
The 3-day training, which started yesterday,teaches the methods and procedures used when procuring goods and services using public funds.
There is one procurement system and is subdivided into two parts; the minor and the major.
The Principal coordinator and facilitator, Edward Oa says, the major procurement has two methods under the public finance management act.
The workshop will help train the public servants on the procedures involved when planning public procurement stages, through to contract administr
Oa says, the procurement system is not understood nationwide by public servants from all levels of government departments.
The major procurement system is currently controlled and regulated by the Central Supplies and Tenders Board.