public procurement transparency (KG0009)
Action Plan: Kyrgyz Republic Action Plan 2018-2020
Action Plan Cycle: 2018
Lead Institution: Ministry of Finance of Kyrgyz Republic
Support Institution(s): Public Council of MOF: Mr.Bakytbek Satybekov, Mr. Chingiz Beksultanov(email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Policy AreasAudits and Controls, E-Government, Legislation & Regulation, Open Contracting and Procurement, Open Data
Increasing public procurement transparency
Commitment Start and End Date
September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020
Lead implementing agency/actor Ministry of Finance of Kyrgyz Republic
What is the public problem that the commitment will address? According to the transparent public procurement rating (https://www.tpp-rating.org/page/rus/country/kyrgyzstan), Kyrgyz Republic received 65.9 points out of 100.
The lack of transparency in public procurement and the public procurement web portal (www.zakupki.gov.kg) deficiencies lead to decreased competition among suppliers, increased public procurement expenditures and continued corruption in the public procurement.
What is the commitment? Changes will be introduced to the legislation in the field of public procurement to expand and clarify the list of data subject to mandatory publication in the open format, taking into account the best international practices.
The public procurement web portal will also be improved to make it possible for disclosure of full text of contracts and information on contract terms performance. This will also facilitate audit and public monitoring of public procurement, including filing complaints to the Independent Complaints Body.
How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem? Introducing changes to legislation in the field of public procurement and improving web portal will limit use of non-competitive procurement methods, increase efficiency of the public procurement and reduce corruption.
Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values? Transparency: Ensuring the public procurement data disclosure in open format.
Citizen Participation: Introducing transparent complaint filing mechanism by any interested person to the Independent Complaints Body in case of corruption or violation of legal requirements.
Milestone Activity with a verifiable deliverable Budget Start Date End Date
Activity 1: Improving the legal framework in public procurement.
1.1. Make changes to the current legislation in the field of public procurement in order to align with the requirements of the Treaty on EAEU, the Agreement on public procurement of the WTO and other international standards. Within the approved budget of the MoF Department of Public Procurement. October 2018 September 2019
Activity 2. Increasing the transparency of the electronic state procurement system.
2.1. Develop a module for the electronic forming, registration and execution of procurement contracts. Within “Taza Koom” programme budget October 2018 April 2019
2.2. Develop a template of the request card for generating non-standard reports. Development partners’ funds October 2018 April 2019
2.3. Develop modules on two-stage bidding, project procurement by international organizations, framework agreement, and procurement of consulting services. Development partners’ funds October 2018 September 2019
2.4. Develop "Feedback" module and establish the Call - center Within “Taza Koom” programme budget October 2018 July 2019
2.5. Develop and implement software tools for data processing in accordance with international standards for open data. Development partners’ funds October 2018 August 2019
2.6. Provide posted information on the web portal in Kyrgyz, Russian and English. Development partners’ funds March 2019 December 2019
2.7. Develop a public procurement audit subsystem. Development partners’ funds October 2018 July 2019
2.8. Implement the API (application programming interface) in the public procurement web portal. Within “Taza Koom” programme budget October 2018 April 2019
Expected result 1 1.1. The following changes to the public procurement legislation have been made:
- implementation of requirement to publish the full text of the procurement contract, amendments to the contract and reports on the contract’s execution (acts of acceptance of works / services, information on payments made, reports on the results of technical supervision or technical control and / or testing, etc.);
- mechanism of interaction with public for improving and combating corruption in the state procurement system is implemented;
- clear list of published information about public procurement in machine-readable form (Open Data) is identified;
- requirement to store the data at web portal for at least 10 years has been fixed.
Expected result 2 2.1. Disclosure of contracts, information on payments, invoices for payment, acts of acceptance of goods / works / services has been provided. The corruption risks of deliberately delaying payment for goods or work / services have been minimized.
2.2. The system for searching and processing information according to the specified criteria in the data registry of the public procurement web portal has been improved. Functionality for visualization of the requested information on http://bi.prozorro.org has been introduced.
2.3. Tender arrangements by all methods of procurement, disclosure of information have been provided.
2.4. Consulting with civil society, a real-time consulting service (online consultation) have been introduced.
2.5. Disclosure of information on the contest announcements, contracts, complaints in a machine-readable form has been provided.
2.6. The web portal of government procurement contains information in Kyrgyz, Russian and English. 2.7. Functionality to simplify auditing and public monitoring of public procurement is implemented. 2.8. The system for collecting and disclosing government procurement statistics has been improved. Involving the broad masses of developers in improving the analytical capabilities of the web portal.
Name of responsible person from implementing agency Mr. Ulan Dokturbaevich Ozumbekov
Title, Department Director of Public Procurement at the Ministry of Finance
Email and Phone email@example.com, +996312661170
Other Actors Involved – State actors involved
CSOs, private sector,multilaterals, working groups Public Council of MOF: Mr.Bakytbek Satybekov, Mr. Chingiz Beksultanov(firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)
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