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 Home  >   Special Project  >  Phase - III  >  Balochistan-Punjab-Package-5

The Balochistan-Punjab-Package 5 has been launched for bidding to provide Optic Fiber Connectivity  to Bhag, Dera Bugti, Jand, Jhal Magsi, Kotli Sattian & Sui Tehsils.

The un-served tehsils have a population of  1.45 Million and it will benefit from this project with 786 kms of Optic Fiber Cable.

Auction Detail

Package ID:   


Advertised On:  

8th October 2009  

Bidders Registered:  

    1.     Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)
    2.     Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd.  

Opening of Qualification     
& Services Proposals:


Following registered bidders submitted their Qualification & Services Proposals on 9th December 2009;

    1.    Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)
    2.    Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd. 

Financial Bid Opening of Technically Qualified 


Following bidders were declared Technically Qualified and their Financial Bids were opened on 1st January 2010. Subsidy requested by each bidder is as follows;

    1.     PTCL                             Pak Rs. 1,498,000,000/-

    2.     Wateen                         Pak Rs. 1,500,000,000/- 



M/s Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) was declared as the lowest qualified bidder and contract, worth Pak Rs. 1,498,000,000/-, was signed with PTCL on 17th May 2010. 
Current Status


Length of Optic Fiber (in kms)

For details regarding selection of Technical Auditor click here

Technical Audit Offer Date     Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work) 19-05-2011 04-06-2011 06-06-2011
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 19-05-2011 17-06-2011 22-06-2011
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work)   
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)      


Work in rest of the milestones is under progress.

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