Award for productive families, PPE kits for Tatweer and shoes for Gulf Air | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Award for productive families, PPE kits for Tatweer and shoes for Gulf Air

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune –

Preparations are ongoing for the Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award to encourage productive families. A tender for organising the award ceremony was opened recently by the Tender Board.

Seven companies are vying for the contract offered by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.

Bids range between BHD 20,580.000 to BHD 82,026.320.

Future Exhibitions & Conferences emerged as the lowest bidder and Orange Media Group OMG the highest. The award is held annually at the local level and biennially at the Arab level. No confirmation is available on the date of the award ceremony.

According to a BNA report, the labour and Social Development Ministry earlier announced extending the deadline to receive applications for the award, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

77 bids, 15 tenders

The new development came as the Tender Board, the independent regulatory body charged with overseeing government bidding opened 77 bids received for 15 tenders by eight administrative bodies in the Kingdom. The board also opened another tender by the Labour Ministry. It was for procuring consultancy and research services and received two bids.

Rewaq Engineering’s BHD 3,150 was the lowest bid and Socotec Gulf SPC’s BHD 64,800.000 the highest bid.

The committee then opened a tender by the Ministry of Information Affairs for replacing a Vision Mixer Production Switcher Console System at its news centre.

Two bids received for this tender. BHD 86,655.880 by BSS Trading was the lowest.

The committee also opened two tenders for the Electricity and Water Authority. The first was for maintaining speed control devices for medium voltage water pumps in water pumping stations at Al Dur station, Al Hidd station and Salmabad station manufactured by ABB and Siemens. The tender attracted three bids ranging from BHD 15,537.900 to BHD 41,958.000. ABB Electrical & Automation was the lowest bidder.

Water meter systems

EWA’s second tender was for maintaining the water meter systems at Al Hidd Energy Production Company for two years.

Almoayyed Electrical & Instrumentation Systems’ BHD 29,033.760 emerged as the lowest of the three bids.

Gulf Air

In the aviation sector, the committee opened two tenders for Gulf Air.

The first was for the appointment of a freight forwarder in the United Kingdom and Ireland, for which received five bids. The second tender for the appointment of a freight travel agent in the Philippines attracted four bids.

The third for purchasing Gulf Air’s uniform shoes and safety shoes for staff received seven bids. In the oil and gas sector, Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) offered a contract for supplying groceries to Al-Awali Club, Al-Dar, Awali Hospital and Al-Refinery Restaurant.

The three-year contract received four bids ranging from BHD 71,020.340 to BHD 395,008.540. Abdullatif Khalid Alaujan Food Stuff was the lowest bidder.

Finally, the committee opened a tender by Tatweer Petroleum for supplying Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for three years.

The tender received 11 bids ranging from BHD 125,049.280 to BHD 258,248.660. Kavalani & Sons emerged as the lowest bidder.