Catering Services through Centralized Kitchen for National Defense forces (Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs)
Invitation for Bids (IFB) For procurement of Catering Services through Centralized Kitchen for National Defense forces (Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs) IFB No: NPA/MoD/98/NCS-2416/ICB 1. National Procurement Authority (NPA) on behalf of Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Procurement services for Catering Services through Centralized Kitchen for National Defense forces (Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs), IFB No: NPA/MoD/98/NCS-2416/ICB. 2. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the Afghanistan Procurement Law and Procedures, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Sources/Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents. 3. Interested eligible bidders may download bid document in English version from NPA Website: www.ageops.net (direct link: https://ageops.net/en/procurement-procedure/announcement/bidding) or obtain by email from address: samandar.shams@npa.gov.af copy to: aziz.obaidi@npa.gov.af; wais.rahimi@npa.gov.af, or receive complete set of bidding documents in person (in a USB or CD) at the address given below from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on any working day from Saturday to Thursday. 4. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in form of Bank Guarantee. The amount of Bid Security shall be USD 1,300,000.0 (US Dollar One Million and Three Hundred Thousand) or an equivalent amount in a freely-convertible currency. Issued by a reputable institution of any eligible country, remain valid for a period of twenty-eight (28) days beyond the validity period of the bids and submitted in original form. The bidders who are providing the bid security from a bank/ financial institution outside Afghanistan, such bid securities shall be verified and confirmed by a financial institution/ bank in Afghanistan to make it enforceable. 5. Pre- Bid meeting shall be held at April 2, 2019 @ 10AM (Kabul time) at the address below. 6. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before May 19, 2019 @ 10hrs (Kabul time). Electronic bids will not be accepted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline of bid submission at the same place of bid submission, in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person. The addresses referred to in paragraphs 3 & 5 above is: Address: National Procurement Authority (NPA) Administrative Office of the President, Kabul, Afghanistan Attention: Samandar Shams Assist. Procurement Specialist E-mail: samandar.shams@npa.gov.af (copy to aziz.obaidi@npa.gov.af, wais.rahimi@npa.gov.af Telephone: +93202147556 The address referred to in paragraph 6 above is: Address: 1st Floor, Operation Directorate, NPA Administrative Office of the President, Pashtonistan Watt, Kabul, Afghanistan Attention: Mr. Safiullah Alokozai Email: safiullah.alokozai@npa.gov.af Telephone: +93791045505 Amendment No. II To Bidding Documents FOR Catering Services through Centralized Kitchen for National Defense forces (Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs) in Kabul IFB No.: NPA/MoD/98/NCS-2416/ICB Amendment No. II For Catering Services through Centralized Kitchen for National Defense forces (Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Affairs) in Kabul This amendment is issued as per ITB Clause 10 if the Bidding Documents. The terms and conditions amended hereunder shall take precedence over and on the existing terms and conditions of the bidding documents referred to below. No BD References in Chronological order Existing texts in the Bidding Documents, and further Amendment No. I Amended under Amendment No. II 1 Section 2, Bidding Data Sheet, ITB 20.1 The deadline for submission of bids shall be: Date: May 19, 2019 Time: 10hrs (Kabul Time) The deadline for submission of bids shall be: Date: May 27, 2019 Time: 10hrs (Kabul Time) 2 Section 2, Bidding Data Sheet, ITB 23.1 Bids will be opened at the date and time specified in ITB 20.1 above at the following address: Address: 1st Floor, Operation Directorate, NPA Administrative Office of the President, Pashtonistan Watt, Kabul, Afghanistan Attention: Mr. Safiullah Alokozai Telephone: +93791045505 In case the specified deadline day of bid submission is declared holiday for the purchaser, the bids shall be submitted and opened at the specified time on the next working day. Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission of bids specified in ITB 20.1 above at the following address: Address: 1st Floor, Operation Directorate, NPA Administrative Office of the President, Pashtonistan Watt, Kabul, Afghanistan Attention: Mr. Safiullah Alokozai Telephone: +93791045505 In case the specified deadline day of bid submission is declared holiday for the purchaser, the bids shall be submitted and opened at the specified time on the next working day.
3. Interested eligible bidders may download bid document in English version from NPA Website: www.ageops.net (direct link: https://ageops.net/en/procurement-procedure/announcement/bidding) or obtain by email from address: samandar.shams@npa.gov.af copy to: aziz.obaidi@npa.gov.af; wais.rahimi@npa.gov.af, or receive complete set of bidding documents in person (in a USB or CD) at the address given below from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on any working day from Saturday to Thursday. 4. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in form of Bank Guarantee. The amount of Bid Security shall be USD 1,300,000.0 (US Dollar One Million and Three Hundred Thousand) or an equivalent amount in a freely-convertible currency. Issued by a reputable institution of any eligible country, remain valid for a period of twenty-eight (28) days beyond the validity period of the bids and submitted in original form. The bidders who are providing the bid security from a bank/ financial institution outside Afghanistan, such bid securities shall be verified and confirmed by a financial institution/ bank in Afghanistan to make it enforceable.