1. This Request for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in dgMarket online 26th July 2011 and published Issue no 804, 16th August 2011 and re-advertised 30th March 2015.

2. The Government of Tonga (GoT) is currently implementing the Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP), supported by the World Bank. The project’s implementing Entity is Tonga Airports Limited (TAL), with project implementation support from the Technical and Fiduciary Services Unit (TFSU). TAL now intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for the Contract – Consulting Services – TFSU Financial Management Specialist. 

3. The PAIP Program is a regional aviation project with the development objective to provide safe and secure air transport operations and environmentally sustainable and efficient airports and is being implemented in five (5) Pacific Island countries: Tonga, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Samoa and Vanuatu. Details here.