Libya Plans to Tender IWPPs

22 Oct 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

— Libyan oficials have announced plans to tender the contracts for two independent water and power projects (IWPPs). Analysts predicted that international interest would be significant as it is the first time that Tripoli will seek private investment to fund major infrastructure projects. Libyan officials told the press that they expect the government to tender the two IWPPs around June 2008. German company Fichtner has been awarded a contract to assess and study the viability of several possible IWPPs, sources said. The study is said to be completed, although results have not been presented to the public...

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