Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Capacity Building –Public Sector Capacity Building Program

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

October 21, 2006

Opening Date

December 11, 2006


Bid Category

Radio & Communication Equipment



1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 627 of March, 2004.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit from 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 Radio and Communication Equipment.

3.      The Ministry of Capacity Building –Public Sector Capacity Building Program now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Supply and Delivery of Radio and Communication Equipment. Bidders must bid for all the items and in the quantities specified for the lot. Partial bids will be rejected as non-responsive.

Lot No.

Descriptions (type)


Lot 1

Communication Equipment



Fax Machines



PBX Telephone


Lot 2

Radio Equipment



HF SSB Base Station Voice Communication Radio with accessories



HF SSB Mobile Transceiver Radio with accessories



HF SSB Base Station Date Communication Transceiver Radio with accessories



VHF/UHF/FM Repeater Base Units with accessories



VHF Communication Radio with accessories
Base Transceiver
Compact VHF Portable Radio


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

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information form Procurement and Property Administration Department, Ministry of Capacity Building Office and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 9:00 to 12:00 A.M. and from 14:00 to 17:00 P.M. (local time) Monday to Friday.

6.      Qualifications requirements include: Bidders must submit Manufacturer Authorization Certificate and Manufacturing ISO Quality Certificate or the equivalent and documentary evidence to Past performance and capable of similar assignment for the last five years together with their Bids. Margin of preference for eligible national Manufacturers shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English language may be purchased by interested bidders as of 23 October 2006 from 9:00 – 12:00 A.M. and 14:00 – 17:00 P.M. (Monday to Friday) on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 300 (Birr Three Hundred) or USD 35 (USD Thirty Five) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be Cash or Cashier Check.

8.      The bidding document will be sent by first class mail for overseas  bidders who send a Crossed bank Draft of Birr 300 (Three Hundred) or USD 35 (Thirty Five) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the document to the address given below. However, the Ministry of Capacity Building will not take any responsibility for a late/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 11 December, 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 10:30 A.M. (local time) on 11 December 2006. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of ETB 40,000 or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency.

10.  Address:

Ministry Of Capacity Building
Public Sector Capacity Building Program
Attention Mr. Tarekegn Wondimagegn
Telephone 251-11 123 99 11 Ext. 266 Or 11 124 03 07
Fax 251-11 124 03 08 Or 251-11 123 98 89
P.O. Box 1082
Addis Ababa


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