Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Capacity Building- Procurement and Property administration Department

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

May 20, 2006

Opening Date

June 26, 2006


Bid Category

Optical Equipment



1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 627 of March 31,2004.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit form the International Development Association toward the cost of Public Sector Capacity Building Program-(PSCAP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Supply and Delivery of Optical Equipment.

3.     The Ministry of Capacity Building- Procurement and Property administration Department now invites sealed bids form eligible and qualified bidders for the Supply and Delivery of  the following Optical Equipment.

Serial No.


Lot No.



Professional video camera

Lot 1



Medium size video camera

Lot 2



Professional Photo camera

Lot 3



Medium size photographic camera

Lot 4



Ordinary photo camera

Lot 5



DV-COM camera with accessories

Lot 6



ID Card printer

Lot 7


Bidders must bid for all the items & in the Quantities specified for each Lot. Partial bids will be rejected as non-responsive. A bidder may submit an alternative bid only with a bid for the base case. The Purchaser shall only consider the alternative bids offered by the bidder whose bid for the base case was determined to be the lowest-evaluated bid. Bidders must submit Manufacturing ISO certificate or equivalent together wit their bids.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible Sources Countries as defined in Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Procurement and property Department, Ministry of Capacity Building New Building, e-mail and inspect the bidding document at the address given below from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (local time) Monday to.

6.      Qualification requirement include: Manufacturing ISO Certificate or Equivalent, Documentary Evidence for past Experience & Capability in the last Five (5) years with similar assignments, documentary evidence for After Sales Service Facilities in the Purchaser’ Country, Technical Brochures (Specifications) for Goods to be supplies, Certificate of manufactures Authorized, Letter For Authorized Signatory. A margin of preference for eligible national contractors shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A completed set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of May 21, 2006 (Monday to Friday 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.) on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 400 (Birr Four Hundred) or USD 50 (USD Fifty only) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be Cashier’s check or cash.

8.      The Bidding documents will be sent by first class mail for overseas bidders who send a crossed Bank Draft of Birr 400 (Four Hundred) or USD 50 (USD Fifty only) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the documents to the address specified below. However, the Ministry of Capacity Building will not be responsible for late or non-delivery of the bidding documents sent by mail. No extension in bid submission date is permitted on this account.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:00 A.M. (local time) on July 6, 2006.Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

10.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person or on-line ate the address below ate 10:30 A.M. local time on June 26, 2006. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security amount of not less than Birr 100,000 (ETB. One Hundred Thousand) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible.

Ministry of Capacity Building (MCB)
Public Sector Capacity Building Program Support
Project, Procurement and Property Administration Department
Telephone: 251 1111 24 03 13 Or 251 111 123 99 11 (Ext. 259 & 266)
Fax 251-1111 24 03 17
P.O. Box 1082
Addis Ababa


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