Specific Procurement Notice : Procurement of Vehicles for Puntland Biyoole Implementing Agencies of Planning, Water, Environment and Livestock

Country:Puntland State of Somalia
Name of Project:Somalia Water for Agro-pastoral Productivity and Resilience (WAPR), or “Biyoole ” Project        
Contract Title:Procurement of Vehicles for Puntland Biyoole Implementing Agencies of Planning, Water, Environment and Livestock.
Project ID.:P167826
Grant No.:IDA-D4970
RFB Reference NoSO-MOPIC – PL-173788-GO-RFB

The Government of Puntland State of Somalia through the Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperations has secured a grant from the World Bank (WB) the IDA’s pre-arrears clearance grant to be applied towards implementation of Biyoole Project over a five-year period and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to Procure Seven Vehicles for Puntland Biyoole Implementing Agencies.

For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the World Bank’s Disbursement Guidelines for Investment Project Financing, except for those payments, which the contract provides to be made through a letter of credit.

The Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperations now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for Procurement of:

Item No:Brief DescriptionQuantityDelivery Period (From date of contract signature)
1Vehicle 4×4 hardtop land cruiser or equivalent630 Days
24x4WD Double Cabin Pickup Vehicle130 days

Bidding will be conducted through National Competitive Procurement using Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” dated July 2016 and revised in November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 3.14 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Biyoole Office, Puntland Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperation, Garowe, Somalia viaEmail to

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below.

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 13:00 Hrs. Garowe time on 15 July 2020. Late Bids will be rejected. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Planning Bidders shall have the option of submitting their bids electronically via Email to and copy  Electronic Bids must be password protected PDF attachment.

Bids will be publicly opened in the Conference Room, Ministry of Planning, Economic Development, and International Cooperation in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at 9:30 Hrs. Garowe time on 16th July 2020 at the address below. Electronic Bid opening is allowed and the Bidders can also participate through Zoom video teleconferencing.  

All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.

Attention is drawn to the Procurement Regulations requiring the Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.

The address referred to above is:

Procurement Specialist

Puntland Biyoole Office

Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperation.

Floor/ Room number: 1st floor

Email: and copy  

City: Garowe

Country: Somalia