Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1000.00

Published Date

September 30, 2005

Opening Date

November 30, 2005


Bid Category

Water Supply and Sanitation Project



1.      This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this project, which appeared in Development Business Issue No. 592 dated 16 October 2005.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a loan form the African Development Fund in the amount of UA 19.89 million towards the cost of Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan to cover eligible payments under the contract for the supply of Pipes and Fittings. Bidding is open to all bidders form eligible member countries as defined in the ADB's Rules of Procedure for the Procurement of Good and Works.

3.      The Ministry of Water Resources now invites sealed bids form prospective bidders for supply of Pipes and Fittings in Ductile Cast Iron (DCI), Galvanized Steel (GS) and uPVC, and Hydraulic Accessories and Maintenance Equipment in one Lot.

DCI pipes from DN-60-800mm about 19,000 meters (m) length

uPVC pipes form DN 50-300 mm about 118,000 m length

GS pipes form DN 15-40 mm about 47,000 m length

4.      Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchase form:

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

upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 1000 (Ethiopian Birr One Thousand) in local currency, or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency, payable to Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Finfine Branch, A/C No. 44 61/0172006479/00 for Ministry of Water Resources, Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same address.

5.      The instructions to bidders and general conditions of contract contained in the bidding documents comply with the Bank's Standard Bidding documents for the Procurement of Good/July 2000.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a bid period of 120 days after bid opening and must be accompanied by the security deposit/bond of Birr 500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Birr) in local currency or ties equivalent in a freely convertible currency and be delivered to the Ministry of Water Resources, Procurement and Supply Service on or before 12:00 noon local time on 30th November 2005. They will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at Ministry of Water Resources (Second Floor, Room No. 202), Haile Gebre Selassie Road, on 30th November 2005 at 12:15 hrs. local time.


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