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World Bank approves $35 m in emergency coronavirus funds for Sudan

June 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The World Bank approved a $35 million in emergency fund for coronavirus response operation in Sudan, said its President David Malpass on Thursday during a virtual Sudan Partnership Conference.

In April 2020, the World Bank excluded Sudan from a list of 25 countries that received some $1.9 billion triggering a call by UN Secretary-General to grant Sudan exceptional support to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published By: sudantribune - Friday, 26 June