East Africa

This African country plans to ask the World Bank for $2 billion in support

PUBLISHED: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:43:33 GMT

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s prime minister will ask the World Bank for $2 billion in support during his current visit to New York, the country’s finance minister said on Monday.

Finance Minister Ibrahim Elbadawi also said Sudan had asked the World Bank to second and fund three Sudanese experts to work in Sudan during the country’s political transition.

Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Louise Heavens

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