Interested Tenderers are invited to obtain the procurement documents from the Contact Person at the specified address upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EGP 15,000 or equivalent in a convertible currency that shall be paid in cash in Kafr El Sheikh Water Supply and Sanitation Company treasury. All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of EGP 3,000,000 or its equivalent in a convertible currency with a validity of minimum 180 calendar days plus 28 calendar days.
Tenders shall be submitted pursuant to the provisions of the procurement documents. Tenderers shall prepare one (1) original of the documents comprising the Tender and clearly mark it as “ORIGINAL” and four (4) copies of the Tender and clearly mark them as “COPY”, plus an electronic copy in CD. In the event of any discrepancy between the original and the copies, the original shall prevail.
Tenders must be submitted in English and in written form, EITHER by recorded postal delivery, in which case, the delivery record makes proof of compliance with the time-limit for receipt, OR hand delivered OR through courier services in return for a signed and dated receipt, in which case, the acknowledgment of receipt makes proof of compliance with the time-limit for receipt. Tenders submitted by any other means, including electronic submission, will not be considered. Tenderers should enclose the specified original and copies of the Tender in separate inner sealed envelopes, which should be enclosed into one single package. If envelopes and packages are not sealed and marked as required, the Procuring Entity will assume no responsibility for the misplacement or premature opening of the Tender. The inner and outer sealed envelopes should bare the mention:
Assignment Title: ‘Construction of Demro Wastewater Treatment Plants, Design – Build, Defect Liability Year, and Optional (1) Year of Operation and Maintenance’
Contracting Authority: Kafr El Sheikh Water Supply and Sanitation Company (KSWSSC)
Contract No.: KSWEP-P2-WT-02 / H.S3.15
OJEU Publication Reference: [Fill in the Publication Reference Number to the OJEU]
No later than: 18/05/2023 at 12:00 Cairo local time (noon)
“DO NOT OPEN BEFORE”: 18/05/2023 at 12:00 Cairo local time (noon)
The sealed single package shall be sent to the specified address.
Requests for clarification should be received by the Procuring Entity no later than 28 calendar days after the date of publication of the Contract Notice to the Official Journal of European Union or as defined in the Invitation to Tender.
A site visit will take place on Tuesday April 4, 2023, and a pre-tender meeting will take place on Tuesday April 11, 2023, both commencing at 10:00 a.m. Cairo local time at the specified address of the Procuring Entity. The attendance in person of the site visit and the pre-tender meeting will be optional. Non-attendance at the pre-tender meeting and/or the site visit shall not constitute cause for disqualification of a Tenderer. Interested Tenderers are invited to submit their requests for clarifications in written through e-mail within the set period for the receipt of clarifications. After the Tenders submission deadline and until Contract award, no correspondence of any type shall be entertained, unless called for by the Procuring Entity.
The Procuring Entity reserves the right to accept or reject any Tender and to annul the tendering process and reject all Tenders at any time prior to Contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Tenderer or Tenderers or any obligation to inform the affected Tender or Tenderers of the grounds for the Employer’s action. In case of annulment, all Tenders submitted and specifically Tender Securities shall be promptly returned to the Tenderers.