General Procurement Notice
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
[Financial Sector RapidResponse Project, FSRRP]
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Loan No./CreditNo./TF No./Grant No.
Project ID No:P119047
This is and updated General Procurement Notice for the aboveproject. The original GPN was published on UNDB on [July 28, 2011]
TheGovernment of the Islamic Republic ofAfghanistan has applied forAdditional Financing in theamount of US$ [20 million] equivalent from the International Development Association, IDA towardthe cost of the[Second Financial Sector RapidResponse Project, FSRRP], and it intends to apply partof the proceeds to payments for goods, related servicesand consulting services to be procured under this project. Thisproject will be financed by the International Development Association,IDA.
The project will include the followingcomponents:
Component 1: Strengthening of DAB's capacity. The new additional proposed activities include providing technical assistance to DAB toupgrade the internal audit functions and implement International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS).
Component 2: Development of the financial sector infrastructure would cover broader activities to further support the development of financialsector infrastructure, including the improvement of internal Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems ofDAB.
Component 3: Technical assistance and training for project implementation will include the roll-out of a comprehensive skillsdevelopment program for technical and operational DAB staff, in addition to building capacity of relevant departments tofacilitatethe implementation of project activities.
This General Procurement Notice (GPN)is being issued by the DAB with regard to all procurement that will be undertaken under the Second Additional Financing to FSRRP.While there will be requirements for procurement of varied goods, non-consultancy and consultancy services under theFSRRP.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will beconducted through the procedures asspecified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDACredits (current edition), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consultingservices will be selected in accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (current edition).
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under theWorld Bank's international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will be announced, asthey become available, in UN Development Business and dgMarket .
Da Afghanistan Bankweb address: www.dab.gov.af