Pakistan inviting bids for Ravi Riverfront project

Pakistan inviting bids for Ravi Riverfront project
Published: 5 August 2013 - 3 a.m.
By: Yamurai Zendera

The Government of the Punjab in Pakistan inviting expressions of interest for the development of the Ravi Riverfront.

The proposed project entails high quality residential, institutional, commercial and recreational zones on the western margin of Lahore, Pakistan’s second largest city.

The project area contains approximately 50,000 hectares of land along a 36km long stretch on either side of the river Ravi.

Experienced international firms are invited to submit EOIs for undertaking project preparatory work. Broadly, the studies would include hydraulic studies for river training works with options for additional inflows, waste water treatment plants (for Lahore city’s sewage), master planning and urban infrastructure. Additionally, inputs will be required to develop various project financing options like PPP, land value capture, land pooling, cost share etc.

The overall scope of the project includes but is not limited to the following:
- Pre feasibility study
- Feasibility study ( including environmental studies, institutional design and financing model
- Master planning
- Detailed design
- Development of bid documents, bill of quantities, RFPs, bid evaluations for public sector infrastructure

The scope of work and the eligibility criteria are available on the Urban Unit website at The deadline for EOIs is 25 August 2013.

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