Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

January 22, 2006

Opening Date

March 29, 2006


Bid Category

Laboratory Equipment & Instrument



1.      This invitation for bids follows the general procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue on 22 November 2004.

2.      The Government  of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has received  a credit /grant  from  International Development  Association (IDA) toward the cost of water Supply and  Sanitation Project ,and it intends to apply part of the  proceeds of this credit /grant to payments under the Contract for the Procurement of Laboratory Equipment & Instrument  identification number ICB /MOWR/WSSP/IDA/02/2005".

3.      The Ministry of Water Resources  now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Procurement of Laboratory Equipment and Instruments in one Lot.

4.      Bidders may bid for one lot. Bids will be evaluated and contract awarded on a lot -by -lot basis taking in to account discounts, if any .Bidders are required to quote a technically responsive bid at least for 80% of the item in the lot, and for 100%of  the quantities in the item .

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) Procedures specified in the World Bank 's Guide lines : Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and  is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines .

6.      Interested  eligible bidders may obtain further information from the address below and inspect  the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. official working days .

7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 100 or USD 12 .The method of payment will be in cash or CPO .The bidding documents will be sent by courier services for the service.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before March 29, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. Electronic bidding will not be permitted .Late bids will be rejected .Bids will be opened in the presences of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below March 29, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. A bid security of not less than 2 % of bid price or an equivalent amount must accompany all bids in a freely convertible currency.

The Purchaser's Address is:
Ministry of Water Resources
Water Supply and Sanitation Project
Procurement Division, Room 202
Tel. 61 11 11 Ext. 236 Or 62 73 68
Fax  251-1-610885 Or 61 0710
Addis  Ababa


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