Request for expressions of interest LCS RT 4.1

April 30, 2021

Project country: The Republic of Tajikistan
Financing institution: Eurasian Development Bank
Sector: Medical Products
Project title: Karavan zdoroviya (Health Caravan) in the Republic of Tajikistan
Main objective: Improvement of early detection and prevention of diseases in rural and hard to access areas. Assessment of health effects of COVID-19 and prescribing treatment or rehabilitation therapy to patients.
Procurement type: Consulting services
Title: Procurement of financial statement audit services Part 1 and 3 of the project
Reference No. LCS RT 4.1
Loan/Credit/Grant Financing No.: Grant
Total amount: 2 048 000 USD

The Republic of Tajikistan has received a grant from Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development to fund “Karavan zdoroviya (Health caravan) project in the Republic of Tajikistan“ and intends to spend part of funding for procurement of consulting services.

The consultant’s services include expenses and financial statement audit on the project “Karavan zdoroviya (Health caravan) (the Republic of Tajikistan) for the period March 17, 2020-December 31, 2020 and January 01, 2021- December 31,2021.

More detailed information on services (Terms of reference) is attached to the current request for expressions of interest.

The estimated date of contract duration is until June 30, 2022. The estimated date of signing the contract is May-June 2021.

AIDS Infoshare Foundation for prevention and control of HIV and other infectious diseases (Project implementation Unit) invites eligible companies («Consultants») to submit the expressions of interest to provide the services. Interested Consultants should provide information stating that they have the necessary qualification and relevant experience to perform the services required (description of similar assignments, experience of work in similar environments, availability of resources to perform the work and etc.).

Criteria to be selected to a short list:

  • Consultant experience in providing audit services in the government sector no less than 5 years;
  • Consultant experience in providing minimum of 3 similar assignments within audit reviews of financial statement of the projects, financed by international financial organizations during the last 5 years.

The Consultants can not associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture (JV) or engage sub-consultants.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011. Revised in July, 2014] (Guidelines on the Selection and Employment of Consultants), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest

Consultants will be selected using the Least Cost Selection (“LCS”) method set out in the Guidelines on the Selection and Employment of Consultants and in accordance with the Procurement Policy for EFSD funded projects.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 12.00-16.00 (Moscow time) from Monday to Friday.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form in English or in Russian (one stamped copy) to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail in Adobe PDF) no later than May 14, 2021. The application should clearly indicate the number and title of the task: “Procurement of financial statement audit services Part 1 and 3 of the project, Ref# LCS RT 4.1”.

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