JSC Tajiktelecom has received a loan of US$13mn from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) towards the cost of the Tajikistan Telecommunications Project. The government of Tajikistan has received a grant of US$2mn from the Swiss government to co-finance the Tajikistan telecommunications project. The grant is managed by the EBRD.

The contracts resulting from this invitation for tender will be financed from the grant. The invitation for tenders and subsequent procurement process will be conducted in accordance with the bank’s procurement policies and rules, subject only to modification to eligibility requirements specified by the Swiss government (represented by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs or Seco), set out below.