The government has amended the Public Procurement Regulation for the 13th time in a bid to extend the contracts of projects delayed due to various circumstances.

KATHMANDU, Feb 29: The government is preparing to extend the contracts of projects that have failed to complete the work on time. The government has approved the 13th amendment to the Public Procurement Regulation, 2080, and has legally opened the way to extend the deadline for projects that contractors have not completed on time. The government reportedly amended the regulations under pressure from construction entrepreneurs.