Reference is made to the advertisement made from Zambia Daily Mail and Times of Zambia dated 1st June, 2020 and Embassy’s through the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs for the redevelopment of Long acres lodge into a mixed-use development that comprises a five star boutique hotel, three star business hotel and a conference centre through a PublicPrivate Partnership- (HBoM/PPP/RFQ/01/2020).
1. UNDER INTRODUCTION
Page 3 “clause 1.2.1” does not specify when to pay the up the participation fee worth USD 10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Dollars).
NB: the Clause has been amended and should read as indicated below:
1.2.1 HOSTELS BOARD OF MANAGEMENT as a Contracting Authority has adopted a twostage bidding process (collectively referred to as the “Bidding Process”) for selection of the Bidder for award of the Project. The first stage (the “Qualification Stage”) of the process involves qualification (the “Qualification”) of interested parties/ consortia who make an Application in accordance with the provisions of this RFQ (the “Applicant”, which expression shall, unless repugnant to the context, include the Members of the Consortium). At the “RFQ” process stage any of our potential investors expressing interest are at liberty to participate by application. At the end of this stage, the Contracting Authority expects to announce a short-list of up to Eight (No. 8) suitable pre-qualified Applicants who shall be eligible for participation in the second stage of the Bidding Process (the “Bid Stage”) comprising Request for Proposals (the “Request for Proposals” or “RFP”). Therefore, NB only shortlisted Applicant shall pay to HOSTELS BOARD OF MANAGEMENT non-refundable sum of Ten Thousand Dollars (USD 10, 000.00) as the cost of the “RFP” process1.
BECAUSE OF THE AMENDMENT ABOVE, MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND ARTSDEPARTMENT OF HOSTELS BOARD OF MANAGEMENT WISHES TO INFORM YOU THAT THE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION “RFQ” HAS BEEN EXTENDED UP TO (PROPOSED 14TH AUGUST, 2020)