Letter of Invitation 1. The [insert: Name of Borrower] (hereinafter called “Borrower”) [select: has received or has applied for] financing from the [select: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) or International Development Association (IDA)] (hereinafter called “loan”) toward the cost of [insert: name of Project]. The Borrower intends to apply a portion of the funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued.
Letter of Invitation 2. The [insert: name of Client] now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services: [insert:name of consulting services assignment]. More details on the services are provided in the Terms of Reference.
Letter of Invitation 3. This Request for Proposal (RFP) has been addressed to the following shortlisted Consultants:
[insert: List of Shortlisted Consultants]
It is not permissible to transfer this invitation to any other firm.
Letter of Invitation 4. A firm will be selected under [insert: Selection Method]and procedures described in this RFP, in accordance with the policies of the [select: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) or International Development Association (IDA)] detailed in the Guidelines - Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers which can be found at the following website: www.worldbank.org/procure.
Letter of Invitation 5. The RFP includes the following documents: Section 1 - Letter of Invitation Section 2 - Instructions to Consultants (including Data Sheet) Section 3 - Technical Proposal - Standard Forms Section 4 - Financial Proposal - Standard Forms Section 5 - Terms of Reference Section 6 - Standard Forms of Contract
Letter of Invitation 6. Please inform us in writing at the following address [insert address], upon receipt: (a) that you received the Letter of Invitation; and (b) whether you will submit a proposal alone or in association.