The Alliance for Change (AFC) is hopeful that within the next six weeks the Public Procurement Commission which is a constitutional body born of the Public Procurement legislation,Wholesale Jerseys, would be up and running in accordance to stated legislation.The Party’s Chairman, Nigel Hughes,Cheap NFL Jerseys, told media operatives yesterday that there should be no reason why the constitutional body should not be functioning or activated within the mentioned time. He said that the party has alreadyAFC Chairman Nigel Hughessubmitted the names of former Auditor General Dr. Anand Goolsaran and Accountant and Attorney-at-law, Christopher Ram to serve purposefully on the committee.“There is no reason why the Public Procurement Commission cannot be activated in accordance with the constitution within the next six weeks. There is no visible impairment,Cheap Jerseys From China,” Hughes said, “And once there is a group of names that are clearly well qualified, the mechanism for identifying the persons who should be on that commission, should not be beyond our collective efforts.”He urged that the move to constitute the committee should be expeditious.Last May,Wholesale Jerseys China, Foreign Affairs Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett,Cheap NFL Jerseys, who was at the time responding to her shadow Parliamentarian, APNU’s Deborah Backer,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, said that the Public Procurement Committee should be established by the end of June 2012.Backer had raised the argument that one of the provisions of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union is the establishment of such a commission which had already been enshrined in the Guyana Constitution.The Foreign Affairs Minister had told the House that to the best of her knowledge, the matter was actively engaging the attention of the political opposition and the administration.She said that at the time the status quo was set at the submission of names.The parliamentary opposition and the government were to submit the names of persons to sit on the commission. The Procurement Act of Guyana stipulates the role of the Commission.Under the current Legislation, Cabinet has the right to review all procurements that exceed $15M. According to the legislation in force, Cabinet shall conduct its review on the basis of a streamlined tender evaluation report to be adopted by the Public Procurement Commission.Cabinet’s involvement in matters related to the procurements will however have to cease when the Public Procurement Commission is established.