Belarus plans to receive € 90 mln from World Bank to fight coronavirus

The government plans to receive the money in the coming days, BelTA informs.

First Deputy Prime Minister Dzmitry Krutoy says the first project with the World Bank on health for €90 million is almost ready. The Belarusian side has already completed the internal procedures, just like the World Bank.

“I believe that the project’s start may be announced in the coming days,” said Dzmitry Krutoy.

Now there consultations at the level of technical experts — they will take the final decisions.

First Deputy Prime Minister added that negotiations continue with the International Monetary Fund, the China Development Bank, the European Investment Bank, the governments of individual countries.

According to BelTA, Belarus counts on $2-2.5 billion of loans to restore the country after the pandemic.