Pursuant to Sanctions Board Decision No. 103 issued in Sanctions Case No. 374, the Sanctions Board imposes a sanction of debarment on Shailung Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd. (the "Respondent") with a possibility for conditional release after a minimum period of ineligibility of two (2) years and six (6) months.
This sanction is imposed on the Respondent for a corrupt practice as defined in Paragraph 1.16(a)(i) of World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011).
Capsule Summary of Findings:
The Respondent was found liable for receiving a thing of value in the form of bribe payments for public officials to influence the actions of these officials in the procurement process for a Bank-financed contract in Nepal. In selecting the appropriate sanction for the Respondent, the Sanctions Board took into account all relevant aggravating and mitigating factors. Full discussion of the facts, allegations, and the Sanctions Board's analysis can be found in the published decision.