Hyderabad: A GMR group company, along with its Manila-based partner Megawide, is in the race for a $250 million Clark International Airport new terminal building project in the Philippines.

According to a statement issued by the department of transportation and the bases conversion and development authority (BCDA) of the southeastern nation, seven firms submitted the bid documents for the design, engineering, and construction of the Clark International Airport new terminal building.

“The firms which submitted the bid documents are China State Construction Engineering Corp. Ltd, China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd, Sinohydro Corp. Ltd, the joint venture of Megawide-GMR Infrastructure (Singapore) Pte Ltd, DDT Konstract Inc, R-II Builders Inc and Tokwing Construction Corp.," BCDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

The technical proposals of the eligible firms will be opened on Thursday and it will be subject to thorough evaluation by the SBAC (special bids and awards committee), it said.

At 10.20am, shares of GMR Infrastructure Ltd were trading 1.48% up at Rs17.10, while the Sensex rose 0.45% to 32,743.87.