IMF forgives debt service to 25 countries, including three Portuguese-speaking countries
The remaining beneficiary countries are Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Togo and Yemen.
The director-general of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said in a statement that the measure would make it possible to cover repayments on the debt of these states to the financial institution for six months and “affect a greater part of the limited resources (of these countries). “to efforts related to combating the current Covid-19 pandemic.
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