Cartel of contractors in cahoots with govt officials swindle billions of rupees, govt report reveals

In Nepal, half a dozen contractors have monopoly over construction contracts. The cartel holds sway over entire construction administration and political sector. They huddle together before bidding for large infrastructure projects.  A report by Public Procurement Monitoring Office under Prime Minister’s Office has exposed their workings.

-Rudra Pangeni, for Center for Investigative Journalism

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