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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 21 (ANI): The World Bank has unearthed a racket of 23 Pakistan companies adopting corrupt, fraudulent, collusive and coercive practices to win contracts for projects undertaken by the Distribution Companies (DISCOS) and National Transmission and Dispatch Company (N
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Moscow [Russia] July 8 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Bank has expressed its readiness to continue to support Haiti following President Jovenel Moise's assassination, which reignited the Caribbean nation's socio-economic and political crises.
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Nairobi, June 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Bank said it has approved 14 billion shillings (about 130 million U.S. dollars) additional financing to help Kenya facilitate affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
Harare (Zimbabwe) June 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The Zimbabwean government has set July 14 as the deadline for frontline health workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Washington DC [US], June 30 (ANI): The World Bank on Tuesday approved USD 800 million in financing for two programs in Pakistan--the Pakistan Program for Affordable and Clean Energy and the Second Securing Human Investments to Foster Transformation.
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Tashkent (Uzbekistan) June 29 (ANI/Xinhua) The World Bank has approved a concessional loan of 380 million U.S. dollars for Uzbekistan to transform the electricity sector and ensure reliable energy supplies to millions of households and businesses across the country, said the bank on Monday.
New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The Centre, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a USD 32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve the management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas
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Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) has estimated that poverty in Pakistan has increased from 4.4 per cent to 5.4 per cent in 2020, as over two million people have fallen below the poverty line.
Tel Aviv [Israel], June 21 (ANI): Chinese loans have surpassed lending by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund combined together. It has become the largest global overseas creditor accounting for close to 65 per cent of the world's official bilateral debt with outstanding forei
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Islamabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): In a major setback for Pakistan's dwindling economy, two of its largest lenders - World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) -- have deferred approval of another USD 1 billion worth of loans due to delay in meeting some set conditions.
Lahore [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): The domestic and external debt of Pakistan's Punjab province reached Rs 956.4 billion as of June 2021 including a major chunk of Rs 951.2 billion loans obtained from international funding institutions.
Washington DC [US], June 13 (ANI): The World Bank has approved USD 60 million to improve the quality of Nepal's higher education, scale up online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for underprivileged students.