Tenders Invited for Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project in Armenia

Republic of Armenia invites tender (ICB) for supply of traffic counters.

Promoter: Transport Project Implementation Unit State Institution, Armenia

Location: Armenia

The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project (LRNIP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Procurement of traffic counters. This contract will be jointly financed by World Bank and the Government of the Republic of Armenia. Bidding process will be governed by the World Bank’s rules and procedures. The last date for tender submission is June 17 2016.

Contact: Transport Projects, Implementation Unit, State Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Republic of Armenia.

Attn:  Emil Sargsyan, Director of “Transport PIU”SI, Address: 28  Nalbandyan Street, Ministry of Transport and Communication building, room #312a, Yerevan-10, Armenia

Tel:  (37410) 54-05-27,58-05-23, Fax: (374 60) 540 525.

Email: esargsyan@transportpiu.am; tjanoyan@transportpiu.amhordukhanyan@transportpiu.am, satasatryan@transportpiu.am

Source: http://www.worldbank.org/projects/procurement/noticeoverview?id=OP00037319&lang=en


Airport to Expand Capacity with Terminal 2

Lankabusinessonline , Mar 28,’16

To construct a new multi-level terminal building (Terminal 2) at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka, a concessionary loan agreement for JPY 45,428 million has been signed between the Airport and Aviation Services Limited and Japan International Cooperation Agency. New remote apron shall consist of 23 nos. aircraft parking stands, GSE roads and three stub taxiways. New terminal building would feature additional 96 check-in counters, 8 baggage claim belts, 7 baggage make-up carousels, 16 nos. contact boarding gates with 28 nos., Passenger Boarding Bridges and 6 nos. bus gates. The scope also includes capacity enhancement of the incinerator, water treatment plant and sewerage treatment plant. The detail design of the airport have been completed. JICA financing for the expansion of Bandaranaike Airport is JPY 74,397 million. The Project would be developed based on the concept of Eco-Airport with Japanese advanced technology and know-how.  The new passenger terminal building is planned to be open in 2020.

Coca-Cola Promises Further Investment as Multan Plant Inaugurated

Tribune, Mar 01,’16

Coca-Cola Ýçecek (CCI) has inaugurated a $70-million bottling plant in Multan in March’16. It has also plans to invest another $200 million in Pakistan in the next 3 years. Besides this new plant, Coca-Cola Pakistan already operates six bottling factories in Pakistan, located in Karachi, Gujranwala, Multan, Lahore, Rahimyar Khan, and Faisalabad.

China to Construct Additional Berths at Gwadar Port

radio.gov.pk, Mar 09,’16

According to Sheikh Aftab Ahmed, Pakistan Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, China will construct additional multipurpose berths at Gwadar port to make the deep sea port fully operational. He said under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project, the port’s terminal will also be upgraded and expanded. The Minister has said that an LNG terminal is also being constructed at Gwadar port.

Nestle to Expand Sri Lanka Milk Procurement Network

Economynext,  Mar 01,’16

Nestlé’s Sri Lanka unit is planning to expand its milk procurement network in the northern part of the country this year. It has said that, it paid 3.6 billion rupees in 2015 to almost 20,000 local farmers as payment for fresh milk to manufacture its products like Nespray, Milo and Milkmaid.