Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

October 20, 2005

Opening Date

December 31, 2005


Bid Category

Vacuum Tankers, Refuse Trucks, & Refuse Containers



1.      This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project which appeared in Development Business Issue No. 592 dated 16 October 2002.

2.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a loan form the African Development fund in the amount of UA 19,890,000 towards the cost of Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan to cover eligible payment of under the contract for the Supply of Vacuum Tankers, Refuse Trucks, and Refuse Containers (Contract Identification: SAN-EQP). Bidding is opened to all bidders form eligible member countries as defined in the ADB's Rules of Procurement for Procurement of Goods and Works.

3.      The Ministry of Water Resources now invites sealed bids form prospective bidders for the Supply of goods under the Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project for the purchase of:

  1. 2 no. Truck mounted Vacuum Tankers
  2. 1 no. trailer mounted Vacuum Tanker
  3. 2 no. Refuse Trucks
  4. 35 no. 7.5m3 Refuse Containers.

4.      Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased from the Ministry of Water Resources at the Address given below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 500 (Five Hundred) in local currency, or its equivalent in freely convertible currency, for each set, payable to account of the Ministry of Water Resources, Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Finfine Branch, A/C No. 44 61/0172006479/00.  Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same address:

Ministry of Water Resources
Procurement and Supply Service, Second Floor, Room No. 202
Haile Gebre Selassie Road
Tel. 251-1-62 55 15 Or 62 63 27 Or 251-1-61 11 11 Ext. 219
Fax 251-1 63 04 59 Or 61 07 10
P.O. Box 5744
Addis Ababa

5.      The Instruction to bidders and General Conditions of Contract contained in the bidding documents comply with the Bank’s Standard bidding documents for the Procurement of Goods, July 2005.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days after bid opening and must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand) in local currency or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency, and be delivered to the above office on or before 11:00 A.M. local time on 31st of December 2005.  They will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the Ministry of Water Resources’ Hall (Second Floor, Room No. 202), Haile Gebre Selassie Road in the same day at 11:15 A.M. local time.


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