Bid No.


Issued By

Tigray Regional Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

November 8, 2006

Opening Date

November 30, 2006


Bid Category

Hand Pumps & Spare Parts




1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in The Ethiopian Herald, issue No. Tig/HPS/004/2006 date October 26, 2006.

2.      The Tigray Regional State though the Government of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Water Supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Procurement of hand Pumps and spare parts for the Rural Water Supply Program in the Region.

3.      Stocking and delivery requirements: The successful bidders is required to (i) set up stocking delivery points at (Mekelle central warehouse of the bureau), (ii) deliver the items at this point (iii) hand over these items to authorized users who will approach the stockiest with authority slips for specific parts and quantities.

4.      The Tigray Regional Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 270 hand pumps. The Bureau may purchase additional hand pumps from the same supplier provided the performance during the first lot purchase is satisfactory. Bidders are required to supply the pumps at the above indicated distribution outlet centers and keep adequate spare parts shop as well as, through out the year.

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedures specified in the World  Bank’s Guidelines: 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 given below and inspect the bidding documents at that address from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday to Friday.

7.      Qualifications requirement include technical, financial legal and other requirements. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

8.      A complete set of bidding documents in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the Tigray Regional State Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau at the address stated below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 250. The method of payment will be in cash or cheque against receipt. A bidders or legal represeatnvies of the bidder will collect the bidding documents.

9.      Bids must be delivered to Tigray Regional State Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau Procurement Section, Room No. 05, P.O. Box 520, Telephone No. 034 441 17 95, Fax No. 0344 40 10 64, Mekelle Town at or before 2:00 P.M. dated November 30, 2006. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at 3:00 P.M. dated November 30, 2006. Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security of 2% of the total bid price in local currency.

10.  Tigray Regional State Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.

Tigray Regional State Water Resources, Mines and Energy Bureau
Procurement Section, Room No. 05
Telephone No. 251 344 41 17 95 Or 251 344 41 63 31
Fax No. 251 344 40 10 64
P.O. Box 520
Mekelle, Tigray


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