PDT Tender Distribution $1 Million Success
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) issued a tender in collaboration with the Government of Timor-Leste for the construction of a new National Post Office Headquarters, in Dili. Using the Peace Dividend Trust Tender Distribution Service (TDS) in addition to other outlets the tender was distributed throughout the country.
PDT TDS distributed the tender to 138 construction businesses in Timor-Leste as found on the Timor-Leste Procurement Database www.buildingmarkets.org (made in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry and funded by the Government’s of Australia and Norway).
On 19 September 2008 KOICA awarded the contract to East Sunrise Timor-Leste with a value of 999,927.00 USD
In order to perform on the contract East Sunrise Timor-Leste recruited 34 labourers at the construction site in Balide, Dili and at some office staff at the office in Mandarin, Dili. The managers Mr Anajito Ximenes and Mr Kevin Kim say they they plan to hire more at the end of 2009 and early 2010.
East Sunrise obtained the tender through PDT’s distribution services and are appreciative for PDT’s ongoing assistance in obtaining information about tenders in Timor-Leste.
PDT has distributed 352 tenders since January 2008.
For more information about the TDS contact timor-leste[at]pdtglobal.org and see the online tender website at this link.