Extension of the project "Technical Assistance and Implementation Support for the PNG Rural Bridges Project"
The awarded project "Technical Assistance and Implementation Support for the PNG Rural Bridges Project" in Papua New Guinea, financed by the European Investment Bank has been extended until end of December 2022, with an additional budget of 528,740 EUR. The extension of the project will allow for the delays in the construction of works for BRIRAP P3 & P4 due to COVID-19, to be finalized by the end of December 2022. The NTU technical team will continue to support the Department of Works (DoW)/PIU- EIB Co-ordination Office execute all its overarching Project Management function (such as Technical Assistance, Contract administration, Financial Management, Project related Engineering and Construction requirement etc.).
Sound Progress of EIB Project in PNG under the COVID-19 Pandemic, thanks to great cooperation
The objectives of the NTU technical assistance contract are as follows:
- to ensure that the executing agency’s project management capacities and facilities meet the EIB’s and ADB’s policies and procedures on technical, financial, social, and environmental aspects in the context of the borrowing country;
- to assist the EIB in the timely and effective project implementation, monitoring and risk assessment of packages 3 and 4 of the project in close cooperation with the ADB and the ADB funded TA;
- to assist the EIB in procurement supervision;
- to assist the EIB in disbursement processing.