Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecom
Invitation for Bids (IFB) Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Kabul, Afghanistan International Competitive Bidding (ICB) Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecom, NPA/MCIT/98/G-2434/ICB Date: / / 2019 1- Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received a Budget from Government of Afghanistan and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this budget for the payments under the Contract of Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecom against Contract Package No: NPA/MCIT/98/G-2434/ICB 2- National Procurement Authority now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecom (hereinafter called “Goods”). Lot No. Description of Goods Bid Security Validity period in number of days Bid Security amount in USD or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency Lot 1 Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecom 148 day USD 80,000{Eighty Thousand USD} The final destination for delivery of the Procurement of Kabul Cyber Security Stack Equipment for Afghan Telecomis: Main Office Afghan Telecom Warehouse, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology) Kabul, Afghanistan 3. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures under the Procurement Law of Afghanistan and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries. 4. Qualifications requirements include: (a) Financial Capability: • bidders shall include a bank statement, line of credit or any other reputed document indicating their financial status and ability to perform the contract as follow: US$ 930,000 (US Dollar nine hundred thirty thousand). (b) Experience and Technical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): • Bidders must provide evidence of having completed at least one similar project as prime contractor within the last five years with minimum value of US$ 1,900,000 (US Dollar one million, Nine hundred thousand and/ or Bidders must provide evidence of having completed at least two similar projects as prime contractor within the last five years with minimum value of US $3,200,000 (US$ three million, two hundred thousand,) The Similarity of experiences will be considered based on the nature, size and complexity of required supplies, methods/ technology or other characteristics as described in Section VII – Schedule of Requirements. NOTE: For calculation of the values of similar contracts submitted by the bidders, the bid evaluation committee will consider the inflation rate of the FY in which the submitted contract(s) was completed. • Submission of financial audit report demonstrating minimum average annual turnover of at least US$ 3,700,000 (US Dollar three million, seven hundred thousand) calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed within the last 5 years. 5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain a complete set of bidding documents in English from NPA website www.ageops.net and further information on the submission of a written application to the address below or by sending an e-mail to nasir.Mohammadi@npa,gov.af copy to aziz.obaidi@npa.gov.af, They may also inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 08:00 am to 4:00 pm on any working day from Saturday to Thursday. Electronic bids are not allowed. Bid received late will be rejected. 6. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 22/May/2019@10:00 AM hrs Kabul time. 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. 7. The address(es) referred to above is (are): Administrative Office of the President(AOP) National Procurement Authority(NPA) City: Kabul City, District 2 Country: Afghanistan Telephone: +93 020 2147554
. Qualifications requirements include: (a) Financial Capability: • bidders shall include a bank statement, line of credit or any other reputed document indicating their financial status and ability to perform the contract as follow: US$ 930,000 (US Dollar nine hundred thirty thousand). (b) Experience and Technical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): • Bidders must provide evidence of having completed at least one similar project as prime contractor within the last five years with minimum value of US$ 1,900,000 (US Dollar one million, Nine hundred thousand and/ or Bidders must provide evidence of having completed at least two similar projects as prime contractor within the last five years with minimum value of US $3,200,000 (US$ three million, two hundred thousand,) The Similarity of experiences will be considered based on the nature, size and complexity of required supplies, methods/ technology or other characteristics as described in Section VII – Schedule of Requirements. NOTE: For calculation of the values of similar contracts submitted by the bidders, the bid evaluation committee will consider the inflation rate of the FY in which the submitted contract(s) was completed. • Submission of financial audit report demonstrating minimum average annual turnover of at least US$ 3,700,000 (US Dollar three million, seven hundred thousand) calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed within the last 5 years.