Bid No.


Issued By

Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

October 25, 2009

Opening Date

November 26, 2009


Bid Category




 Water Supply, Sanitation Project
Grant No. TF 091704
IFB Title-Construction of Civil Works for Mille Town 

1.      The Afar Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has received credit from the Multi Donors Trust Fund toward the cost of the Water Supply and Sanitation project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Construction of Civil Works for Mille Town Water Supply System.

2.      The Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau now invites sealed bids from local eligible bidders for Construction of office Building, Supply & Laying of Pipes and fittings, Construction of Water Reservoir, Water Points, Pumps Houses and Supply and Installation electro-mechanical.

3.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible National Competitive Bidders as defined in the Guidelines.

4.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security not less than 2% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau, Room Number 3, Semera, Tel. 033 666 00 39 on or before 9:30a.m. November 26, 2009 Bids shall be opened at 10:00 a.m. November 26, 2009  in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic biding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

5.      Qualification requirements include: All General Water Works Contracts Grade 4 and above (i) The Essential Tools, Equipments and experienced Manpower (ii) completion of at least two similar contracts in each of the last two years, (iii) annual turnover equal to the bid value for Drilling & Construction of deep borehole in the last years,  (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/3 the contract value. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

6.      Complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased directly from the Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 150 by interested bidders coming to the address indicated below:

7.      Bidders should present renewed license for the year 2009 and VAT registration card.

8.      Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid

Afar Regional State Water Resource Bureau
Room Number 3
Tel. 033 666 00 39
P.O. Box 059


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