Please be informed that the Head of the Procuring Entity (HOPE) has declared failure of bidding for the project Rehabilitation of Canteen pursuant to Section 41 of the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 9184.

Further, please be informed that Section 41 under Reservation Clause of the said law provides that “ The HoPE reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract on the cited situation: for any justifiable and reasonable ground where the award of the contract will not redound to the benefit of the Government of the Philippines (GoP), as follows: (i) if the physical and economic conditions have significantly changed so as to render the project no longer economically, financially, or technically feasible, as determined by the HoPE. (ii) if the project is no longer necessary as determined by the HoPE; or (iii) if the source of funds for the project has been withheld or reduced through no fault of the Procuring Entity”.