Ukraine to receive €640 million from EIB to develop infrastructure, transport, - PM

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Denys Shmygal, these funds will help Ukraine improve its economy and sustainable society, in particular in the eastern regions of the country
15:55, 9 December 2020

Prime Minister of Ukraine

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is going to allocate 640 million euros to Ukraine for the development of infrastructure and transport in the country. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal wrote about this on his Telegram channel.

Today, three relevant loan agreements were signed with the EIB,” he noted.

Each of them envisages the following stipulations:

- 340 million euros - to restore infrastructure and improve living and doing business in the regions of eastern Ukraine affected by the military conflict.

- 200 million euros - to improve the quality and reliability of public transport in almost 20 Ukrainian cities.

- 100 million euros - for the modernization of 183 km of roads in the Luhansk region. 

He added that these funds would help Ukraine improve its economy and sustainable society, particularly in the eastern regions of the country.

Related: UN in 6 years attracted $ 500 million aid to victims of Donbas conflict

As we reported earlier, the European Union has allocated 600 million euros of macro-financial aid to Ukraine.

“This disbursement will contribute to macro-financial stability in Ukraine while allowing it to allocate resources towards mitigating the severe negative socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic,” reads the message.

Related: World Bank to allocate $ 100 million for Donbas economic recovery

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