International Airport (‘SIA’) has applied for a loan in an amount of EUR
25 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a
project to finance an extension of the passenger terminal, together with
upgrading and expanding the taxiway and apron.
The project has a total
estimated cost of up to EUR 31.9 million. The proposed project will
require the procurement of works (Taxiway, Apron and Terminal Building
Works), equipment (furniture and equipment) and consultancy services for
project implementation and supervision.
Tendering for the consultancy
services is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2009 and
tendering for the goods and works contracts is expected to start during
the second quarter of 2010.
Contracts to be financed with the proceeds
of a loan from the Bank and of a grant from the European Commission will
be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open
to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be
used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any
import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of
the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter
of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the