Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Water Resources

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

February 28,2007

Opening Date

April 16, 2007


Bid Category

Water Supply & 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 2002.

2.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a loan from the African Development Fund in the amount of UA 19,890,000 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 Contact for the construction of storm drainage system. Bidding is open to all bidder from eligible member countries as defined in the ADB’s Rules of Procedures for Procurement of Good and Works.

3.      The Ministry of Water Resources now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the works described below. Domestic bidders shall be in the category of GC-1 and registered with the Government of Ethiopia.

The storm water drainage system consist of nearly 12.3 km closed pipe conduits and associated civil works such as manholes, street inlets and outfall structures for the improvement of Harar Town storm drainage system (inside and outside Jegol area).

4.      Complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased from the Ministry of at the address indicated below up on payment of non-refundable fee of Birr 500.00 (Five Thousand Birr) or its equivalent in freely convertible currency, payable to Ministry of Water Resources, Harar water Supply and Sanitation Project, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Finfine Branch, A/C No. 4461/0172006479100 for each set. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same address:

Ministry of Water Resources,
Procurement and supply Department, second Floor, Room No. 202,
Hail Gebre Selassie Road,
Tel. 251-11-662 55 15 Or 251-11-662 63 27 Or 251-11 661 11 11,Ext. 219
Fax. 251-11-663 04 59 Or 251-11 661 07 10,
P.O. Box 5744
Addis Ababa

5.      The Instruction to bidders and general Conditions of contract contained in the bidding documents comply with the Banks Standard bidding documents for the Procurement of small works.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days after bid opening and must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 1,800, 000.00 (One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Birr) or its  equivalent in a freely convertible currency, and shall be delivered to the above office on or before 3:00 P.M. local time on April 16, 2007. The bid will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the Ministry of Water Resources, Contract Administration Department, Room No. 211, at 3:30 P.M. on the same date.

Ministry of Water Resources


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