Notice of Postponement of Bid Opening

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF BASILAN

BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE –┬áNOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT

In view of the declaration of ARMM Holiday on November 19, 2018 under Memorandum Circular 660 series of 2018, the scheduled Opening of Bids for the Supply and Delivery of Construction Materials for the Const. of Lamitan District Hospital, Phase I and the Supply and Delivery of Medicines for the Pharmacy of Lamitan District Hospital on November 19, 2018, 10:00am at Provincial Hostel Building, PEO Compound, Eastside, Isabela City, Basilan is hereby POSTPONED.

The Opening of Bids is rescheduled on November 21, 2019, 10:00am at Provincial Hostel Building, PEO Compound, Eastside, Isabela City, Basilan.

This notice of postponement is being issued in accordance with Section 29 of the IRR of R. A. 9184 and not for purposes of delaying the activity.

For your information and guidance.

(SGD) INTAN GORDANA A. ABUBAKAR
PBAC Chairperson

Initial Statement on the Bombing Incident in Lamitan City

Provincial Government’s Initial Statement on the Bombing Incident in Lamitan City
July 31, 2018; 8:30 A.M.

At around five in the morning today, July 31, 2018, an Unidentified Individual believed to be a “Suicide Bomber” was flagged by CAAs at a checkpoint located near Magkawit, Brgy. Maganda, Lamitan City, just a few kilometers away from the city proper. The unidentified individual was en roue to Lamitan City using a dented utility van. It was later found out that the unidentified individual was in possession of an IED inside the van and detonated the explosive device immediately as units of the CAA and CAFGU checked the vehicle for anomalies. The explosion resulted to the death of 1 enlisted personnel, 3 CAAs and 3 civilians.