|Source of Loan/Financed by:
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|Project for Integrated Urban and Tourism Development (PIUTD)
|Description of the Project
Budget: 63.8 million Euros
Financed by: World Bank
Timeline: 2017 – 2022. The project has become effective in April 2017 and shall take 5 years.
Geographic coverage:3 regions (Vlora, Berati, Gjirokastra); 4 municipalities (Saranda, Gjirokastra, Berati, Përmeti) and the tourist corridor going through this region.
Beneficiaries: 84 thousand inhabitants and about 300 thousand tourists.
Objective: Improve urban infrastructure, promote tourism, and strengthen institutional capacities to support tourism and develop the local economy in selected areas in the south of Albania.
Component 1. Urban design and improvement of infrastructure
Finances the drafting of projects for the implementation of urban projects and for improving the municipality infrastructure in four urban centers: Saranda, Gjirokastra, Berati, and Përmeti.
Investments in these selected municipalities shall include the rehabilitation of the following:
Component 2. Improvement of touristic sites
Finances investments intended at improving tourist sites to be selected along the touristic corridor in the South Albania. Investments shall include the restoration of objects of cultural heritage and asset, and the improvement of the support infrastructure. This component is also going to finance the preparation of the visibility studies, site management plans, engineering projects, and supervision of construction projects.
Component 3. Tourism and product development market
This component is going to finance capacity building activities for improving municipality management and tourism-based local economic development.
|“Saranda Tourism Gateway Integrated urban upgrading” Lot 1
|Estimated / Ceiling Value ALL without VAT
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|The winning bid ALL without vat
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|Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, (January 2011, revised July 2014), (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.
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