ADB President, Afghanistan President Discuss COVID-19 Support; $40 Million Grant

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa and Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani today discussed how ADB can support the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, including through a new $40 million grant.
we approved a $40 million grant that will help increase Afghanistan’s capacity to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen hospital facilities, acquire vital medicines, and train thousands of frontline health workers. We will continue building on our strong partnership to support Afghanistan as it pursues its longer-term development challenges.

Funding agencies: Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Countries: Afghanistan

Published: 2020-05-12

Sectors: Health, Services