Kuwait's Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education have launched a tender process through the publication of a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Kuwait Schools Development Program.
The project will be procured as a design, build, finance, operate and maintain basis for a period of 25 years after construction. Interested parties must submit their EOI on or before 15 May 2014.
The RFQ is scheduled to be launched in Q2 2014 while the RFP will be launched in Q3 2014. The preferred bidder will be announced at the end of this year and the financial closed is expected to be raised at the beginning of 2015.
The project includes the development of 9 schools (5 Kindergartens, 3 Elementary and 1 Middle School), 1 residential building for female school teachers and 1 Olympic size swimming pool in the State of Kuwait. The new schools will have a combined capacity of 4,350 students, the residential building will entail 431 studios and the Olympic size swimming pool will comprise 10 lanes.
The Ministry of Education is planning the creation of 50 schools by 2014, as part of Kuwait's 2010-2014 development plan, as well as the set-up of six centres across the country to train teachers and administrators.Questions about the Project and the EOI should be submitted to the above mentioned email by 12:00PM (Kuwait time) on the 30th of March, 2014. The PTB will respond to each inquirer on an individual basis by the 6th of April, 2014.
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