World Bank approves $45 million credit for Yemen

Published June 10th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

The World Bank approved a 40-year, $45 million credit for Yemen aimed at helping the country build and maintain a road network.  

 

”This project will support the government of Yemen's recently initiated decentralization process, as well as complementing and enhancing several community-based programs in Yemen, such as the Social Fund Project and the Public Works Project," the bank said in a statement.  

 

It said the credit will reduce the isolation of Yemen's rural population by ensuring that rural people have reliable access through the local, regional and national road networks. — (AFP) 

 

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