1. The Malawi bureau of standards (MSB) is a statutory organization established in 1972 by an act of parliament (Cap 51:02) with a mandate to promote standardization of commodities and their manufacture, production, processing or treatment, and to provide for the verification and calibration of weighing and measuring instruments; and further to provide for mater incidental to, or connected with standardization.
  2. The Malawi Bureau of Standards now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the procurement of salon motor vehicle indicated below:-
No Description of item Quantity Reference number Delivery period
Lot 1 Supply and Delivery of Saloon Motor Vehicle 6 MBS/IPC/MV/18/03 6 weeks


  1. Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open tendering procedures contained in the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act 2017 and Regulations of the Government of the Republic of Malawi and is open to all eligible bidders.
  2. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Malawi Bureau of Standards Moirs Road, P. O. Box 946, Blantyre and inspect bidding documents at the address given below at 7(a) from 08:00 to 16:00 hours local time Monday to Friday except on public holidays.
  3. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon a payment of a non-refundable fee of MK5, 000.00. The method of payment is strictly cash or bank certified cheque. The document will have to be collected in person and no liable will be accepted for loss or late delivery.
  4. (a) Bids must be delivered to the address below in 7 (b) at or before 14:30hrs local time on Wednesday, 7th November, 2018.

The Bid Security for the tender supply delivery of saloon motor vehicle is MK300, 000.00

(b) Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders and/or their representatives and members of the general public who chose to attend at the opening of the bids at 14:30hours local time on Wednesday, 7th November, 2018.

  1. (a) the address for inspection and purchase of bidding documents is;

Procurement Office

Malawi Bureau of Standards

Moirs Road

  1. O. Box 946



(b) The address for delivery and submission of bids is;

The Chairperson

Internal Procurement and Disposal Committee

Malawi Bureau of Standards

Moirs Road

  1. O. Box 946


  1. It is the responsibility of each bidder to ensure that bids are submitted in accordance with instructions to bidders in the bidding documents, as non-compliance to the instruction will lead to disqualification and rejection of the bid.
  2. Bids in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the appropriate tender descriptions as the case may be should be deposited in the tender box placed at the Malawi Bureau of Standards Main Reception addressed to the address in 7(b) above.
  3. Bids shall remain valid for period of 90 days after bid opening.
  4. Malawi Bureau of Standards does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any bid, but reserves the right to exercise choice of the substantially responsive bid, provided that the bidder is determined to be qualified to perform the contract.



News Paper: The Daily Times
Closing Date: 2018-11-07
News Paper Date : 2018-10-10