World Bank pledges to support Tanzania in COVID-19 recovery efforts

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The World Bank has pledged to support Tanzania in recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official said on Tuesday.

The World Bank made the pledge during talks between the Tanzanian Minister for Finance and Planning, Mwigulu Nchemba and the Executive Director of the World Bank Africa Group 1 Constituency, Taufila Nyamadzabo in the capital Dodoma.

Nchemba said the World Bank has promised to support Tanzania in reviving tourism and trade, and in supporting the national budget that has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

For his part, Nyamadzabo praised the government of Tanzania for efforts it was undertaking to transform the economy and reduce poverty among its people.

He said the World Bank will continue supporting Tanzania in the east African nation’s transformation endeavor. Enditem

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