Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian ICT Development Agency, Public Sector Capacity Program Support Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

January 23, 2009

Opening Date

February 24, 2009


Bid Category

L2/L3 Intelligent Routing Switch -200 Units



Ethiopian ICT Development Agency
Public Sector Capacity Program Support Project-PSCAP
The Procurement of
IDA Credit Number 3899-ET

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows, the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 683 of 31 of 28 February 2006. The notice number is WB634-673/06.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Public Sector Capacity Building Program Support Project (PSCAP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Supply and Delivery L2/L3 INTELLIGENT ROUTING SWITCH.

3.      Ethiopian ICT Development Agency, Public sector capacity program support project PSCAP now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Supply and Delivery of L2/L3 INTELLIGENT ROUTING SWITCH -200 Units.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and are open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ethiopian ICT Development Agency; Public sector capacity program support project-PSCAP Project and insect the Bidding Documents during working days and hours form 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 and from 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. at the address given below.

6.      Qualification requirements include: Bidders must submit Manufacturer Authorization Certificate, manufacturing ISO Quality Certificate or the equivalent. The supplier shall have experience in supplying Switches and related Net work Items.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders as of January 23, 2009 form 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 of Birr 300.00 (Three Hundred).

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:00 A.M. (Local time) on 24th February 2009. 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 24th February 2009. All bids must be accompanied by Bid Security of ETB 20,000 (Twenty Thousand) in the form of CPO.

9.      The address.

Ethiopian ICT Development Agency
Public Sector Capacity Program Support Project
Dembel City Center 11th Floor (Lift No.2 or Lift No.3)
Country/City Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel. 251-11-554 57 67 Or 251-11-554 57 66
Facsimile number +251-11-554 25 35
E-mail address:,
Addis Ababa


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