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 Tuvalu and the Government of the Republic of Kiribati are currently implementing the Tuvalu Aviation Investment Project (TvAIP) and the Kiribati Aviation Investment Project (KAIP) supported by the World Bank. The projects’ implementing Entity are the Ministry of Communication and Transport, Tuvalu (MCT), and the Ministry of Communication, Transport and Tourism Development Kiribati (MCTTD) with project implementation support from the Technical and Fiduciary Services Unit (TFSU) of the Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP). TvAIP and KAIP now intend to apply part of the proceeds to payments for the Contract – Consulting Services –Airport Instrument Flight Procedure Design for Bonriki Airport (TRW) and Funafuti International Airport (FUN).