Uganda's JLOS House PPP project pre-bid briefing held

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Uganda's JLOS House PPP project pre-bid briefing held

Uganda's Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) has held a pre-bid briefing with various bidders for the development of an office park for the JLOS Institutions through a public private partnership (PPP) project.

The request for proposals (RFP) has already been issued, the deadline is 20 April 2015.

During the pre-bid briefing, the JLOS has given an overview of the project and the key RFP provisions to the bidders. JLOS has also taken the bidders on a site tour of the proposed facilities locations. One-on-one clarification sessions between the bidders and the JLOS House PPP Transaction Advisory Committee (TAC) has already begun.

Nine teams were shortlisted in October 2014. The teams are the following:

  • Eiffage Concessions (France)
  • Consolidated Contractors group (Greece)
  • China State Construction and Engineering Company Limited (China)
  • Mota Engil (Portugal)
  • Shikun and Binui Arison Group and SBI International Holding (Joint Venture) (Israel)
  • Beijing Uni-Construction Group Company Limited (China)
  • China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation (China)
  • Complant-China Complete Plant and Import and Export Corporation Limited (China)
  • Group 5 and Twed (South Africa)

The project, which involves the design, finance, construct, and maintenance of the new facilities, will be developed on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. The project includes:

  • JLOS towers and High Court at plot 98-102 Katalima road Naguru Kampala,
  • a police headquarters to accommodate all the police directorates at plot 40-96 along Katalima road Naguru Kampala, and
  • appellate courts and headquarters of the judiciary at high court grounds at plot 2, the square in the central business district of Kampala city.

The project aims to strengthen good governance principles, ensure improved institutional coordination as well as offer better services leading to enhanced transparency, accountability and improved ethical conduct across all the sector institutions.

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