Cablegate: Foreign Government Invitation for Pre-

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E.O 12958:N/A
SUBJECT: Foreign Government Invitation for Pre-
Qualification for the Provisioning of Electronic Cargo
Scanning Services

6B.Director General of Customs
Sri Lanka Customs, 5th Floor, Customs Headquarters
Times Building, Colombo, Sri Lanka
7Phone: 94-1-2421141
8. Fax: 94-1-2446364
9. 201
10.9022.19.00 X-ray apparatus (Electronic scanners)

1.The Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) though a special
purpose project is calling for applications for pre-
qualification from interested parties to finance,
procure, install, commission, operate and maintain
electronic cargo scanning services for container/
or container/
truck/cargo at the Port of Colombo and the International
Airport for a period of 10 years.

2.Following an operational period of ten (10) years,
the Project Company will, at the option of GOSL, transfer
ownership and all rights of the system to GOSL.

3.Interested parties with or without domestic
participation are eligible to submit application for pre-
qualification. Parties could be companies, corporations,
firms, joint ventures, consortiums or other entities.
4.Pre-qualification documents could be obtained during
normal office hours, on payment of a non-refundable fee
of Sri Lanka Rupees 25,000/- (US Dollar = SLR 94/-) from
the Director General of Customs at the above address.
Application for pre-qualification must be submitted on or
before 14: 00 hours, October 10, 2003.

REMARKS: The U.S. Embassy would appreciate receiving
notification of U.S. firms' interest, which can be sent
Commercial Attach
U.S. Embassy
210 Galle Road, P.O. Box 106
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: 94-1-2448007
Fax: 94-1-2437345


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