Asia and Oceania

UPDATE – Afghanistan extends bid dates to build Pashdan, Shah-wa-Arus

The government of Afghanistan has extended the deadline for bids to build the Pashdan and Shah-wa-Arus irrigation and hydropower projects. Bids, in separate solicitations, now are due March 23 and March 24.

Bids previously were due March 9 and March 10. (HNN 1/30/09)

Bids are due by 2 p.m. March 23 to build the Pashdan irrigation and hydropower project, which includes a rockfill dam, intake, powerhouse, weir head regulators, and right and left side main canals.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. March 24 to build the Shah-wa-Arus irrigation and hydropower project, which includes a rockfill dam, intake, powerhouse, pickup weir with balancing reservoir and head regulators, and right and left side main canals.

Afghanistan Reconstruction and Development Services (ARDS) seeks bids for both projects on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Water. Bidding documents in English may be obtained from the ARDS Internet site, www.ards.org.af, or from the address below. Bids are to be submitted to the address below.

For information, contact Arindam Lai, Adviser; Abdul Ghaffar, PLO, Afghanistan Reconstruction and Development Services, Procurement Unit, 4th and 5th Floor, Ministry of Economy, Malik Asghar Square, Kabul, Afghanistan; Mobile: 0093 (0) 775215841, 0093 (0) 202103430; E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]; Internet: www.ards.org.af.