Bid No.

ICB 01/2007

Issued By

Oromia Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

June 14, 2007

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1)      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia ahs received a loan from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), in various currencies toward the cost of Kibre Mengist Water Supply Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments for the following contract.

      Bid No. 1
Design, Manufacture, Supply, Install Mechanical & Electrical Equipment

      Bid No. 2
Construction for Civil Works

      Bid No. 3
            Supply of Pipes & Fittings

2)      Oromia Water Resources Bureau, acting as executing agency for the project, now invites sealed bids. Interested bidders can bid for one or two to all bids. Bids to be delivered to

Oromia Water Resources Bureau
P.O. Box 8630
Addis Abba

Not later than 13th August 2007 at 12:00 AM

3)      A complete set of each bid document may be purchased from the above address for a non-refundable fee of 500 Ethiopian Birr or its equivalent in US Dollars. Bidders may obtain further information from:

Oromia Water Resources bureau
Tel: 00251-11-515 38 29 Or 00251-11-550 96 22
Fax: 00251-11-551 77 56
Addis Ababa

4)      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security valid for 150 days after bids closing date and to be in Ethiopian Birr or its equivalent in US Dollars as shown below.


Value of Bid Security

No. 1 Mechanical & Electrical Equipment
No. 2 Civil works
No. 3 Supply of Pipes & Fittings

300,000 Birr
600,000 Birr
400,000 Birr

The bid security to be in the form of:

Bank guarantee by a reputable bank in the sample form provided in the bidding documents, in cash or certified Cheque from a bank in Ethiopia.

5)      Bids shall be valid for 120 days after the closing date.

6)      There will be no pre-bid conference; however bidders are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the site conditions.

7)      Bids evaluation will not subjected to post-qualification, local bidders for Bid No. 2 construction of civil works should conform to GC-1 to qualify for bidding. When the performance ability and goods quality are comparable, performance will be-given to Arab, African or Arab-African firms.

8)      Bids will be opened at 2:00 PM hours of the closing date at the Oromia Water Resources Bureau in the presence of representatives of bidders who choose to attend.

9)      Oromia Water Resources Bureau is not bound to accept the lowest or any other bid. 


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