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THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AID) ADVISES THAT THE SOLICITATION WAS ISSUED BY CONNELL BROS. THAT THE PROCUREMENT WAS TO BE FUNDED BY AN AID GRANT.

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B-220396, DEC 10, 1985, 85-2 CPD 644

CONTRACTS - GRANT-FUNDED PROCUREMENTS - GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE REVIEW DIGEST: GAO DOES NOT REVIEW COMPLAINTS CONCERNING THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS UNDER FEDERAL GRANTS.

SCOTT HUBER ESSICK:

SCOTT HUBER ESSICK COMPLAINS ABOUT THE REJECTION OF ALL BIDS AND CANCELLATION OF INVITATION FOR BIDS NO. PAK/0468/85-006 FOR QUANTITIES OF SELF-PROPELLED COMPACTORS, HYDRAULIC BACKHOES, TRUCK CRANES, AND OTHER SPECIFIED EXCAVATION EQUIPMENT.

THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AID) ADVISES THAT THE SOLICITATION WAS ISSUED BY CONNELL BROS. COMPANY, LTD., ACTING AS AGENT FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN, AND THAT THE PROCUREMENT WAS TO BE FUNDED BY AN AID GRANT. SINCE OUR OFFICE NO LONGER REVIEWS COMPLAINTS CONCERNING THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS UNDER GRANTS, WE DISMISS THE MATTER. SEE 50 FED.REG. 3978 (1985); THE GEORGE SOLLITT CONSTRUCTION CO., 64 COMP.GEN. 243 (1985), 85-1 CPD PARA. 150.

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