Hazardous waste and chemical management system to be built in Male’

Aerial view of Malé City, Maldives | Photo: SilverKris

Male’, Maldives – The Ministry of Environment and Energy has made an announcement seeking interested parties to conduct a feasibility study, for the purposes of establishing a management system for hazardous waste and chemicals.

The system, which is to be build in the ‘Greater Male’ Region’, will be established under a grant received by the Ministry, from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), of which a portion will be dedicated to finance eligible payments under the contract for the feasibility study.

The Government of Republic of Maldives represented by Ministry of Environment (MoEn) has received financing from Global Environment Facility (GEF) and intends to apply portion of the financing for eligible payments under the contract under the contract for the Feasibility Study for Establishment of Hazardous Waste and Chemicals Management System in the Greater Male’ Region”. The Ministry now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for this project.

Ministry of Environment and Energy, Government of Maldives

The announcement, which is published on the gazette of the Maldivian government also read that only entities registered with the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) would be eligible to apply for the consultancy, however, with the exception of international parties who are not registered with MIRA. Such entities are required to apply in association with local consultancy firms.

Further information regarding the announcement, including a complete set of the bidding documents and related other documentation has been made available on the Ministry of Environment website, www.environment.gov.mv

The announcement also specified directions for bid registration and details of the online pre-bid meeting, as well as further instructions on bid validity and bid opening. Additional clarifications regarding the bids maybe sent to procurement@environment.gov.mv prior to 21st February, 2021.