Procurement of IT equipment for national procurement authority (NPA)
Invitation for Bids (IFB) Islamic Republic of Afghanistan National Procurement Authority (NPA) Project ID: P159655 Grant no IDA-D2630 & ARTF-TF0A6277 Procurement of IT equipment for national procurement authority (NPA) (IFB NPA/98/G-2388 /NCB) 1. The National Procurement Authority, Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received fund from World Bank under Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust fund towards the cost Procurement of IT equipment for national procurement authority (NPA) No: IFB NPA/98/G-2388 /NCB. 2. The National Procurement Authority now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the above contract. 3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines. 4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from National Procurement Authority Email: Aziz.obidi@npa.gov.af or samandar.shams@npa.gov.af and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs on any working day from Saturday to Thursday. 5. Qualifications requirements include Financial Capability The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): ii) The Bidder shall include a bank statement, Unconditional line of credit or any other document from reputed banks indicating their financial status and ability to perform the contract as follow: 3,965,000 AFS Experience and Technical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): Submission of copy of 1 executed contract of similar nature and magnitude within the last 5 years. Equivalent to: 4,956,000 AFS - Name and address of Purchaser with email address/phone no. - Contract number, amount and date. - Equipment/items ordered/supplied with their respective quantities. - Scheduled delivery date and actual delivery date. - Details of Complaint, if any, received from the purchaser about the performance of the Equipment/items. For Joint Venture of consortium, the lead member shall meet at least 40% of that required, and each member shall meet at least 25% of the Turnover and cash flow, in which all partners combined must meet with 100% of the requirement. For Experiences and Technical Capacity all partners combined must meet requirement  For the purpose of Warranty: please visit the technical specification attached with this bidding document. 6. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained by interested bidders by downloading the same from the NPA website www.npa.gov.af. In case of difficulty in downloading from website, interested bidders may contact at email address Aziz.obidi@npa.gov.af or samandar.shams@aop.gov.af . A pre-bid conference shall be held for Bidding Document clarifications on 3th March 2019 at 10:00 AM- Afghanistan Time. Address: National Procurement Authority, 1th Floor, Administrative Office of President, and Pashtonistan Watt Kabul, Afghanistan. 7. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:00hrs (Local time), 12th March 2019. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 10:00 Hrs (Local time), on the same day. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 248,000 AFN or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency valid for a period of 28 days beyond the validity period of Bids (128 days from bid submission deadline date). 8. The address (s) referred to above is (are): Attention: Aziz ahmad Obidi and Samandar shams Address: Administrative Office of the President, National Procurement Authority, , Pashtonistan Watt-Kabul Afghanistan Telephone: +93 (0) 20 214 7556 E-mail: Aziz.obidi@npa.gov.af & Samandar.shams@aop.gov.af
5. Qualifications requirements include Financial Capability The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): ii) The Bidder shall include a bank statement, Unconditional line of credit or any other document from reputed banks indicating their financial status and ability to perform the contract as follow: 3,965,000 AFS Experience and Technical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): Submission of copy of 1 executed contract of similar nature and magnitude within the last 5 years. Equivalent to: 4,956,000 AFS - Name and address of Purchaser with email address/phone no. - Contract number, amount and date. - Equipment/items ordered/supplied with their respective quantities. - Scheduled delivery date and actual delivery date. - Details of Complaint, if any, received from the purchaser about the performance of the Equipment/items. For Joint Venture of consortium, the lead member shall meet at least 40% of that required, and each member shall meet at least 25% of the Turnover and cash flow, in which all partners combined must meet with 100% of the requirement. For Experiences and Technical Capacity all partners combined must meet requirement  For the purpose of Warranty: please visit the technical specification attached with this bidding document.