Agro-sector gets $150 million

THE World bank has set aside US$150 million as agriculture sector budget support to Zambia to be provided over a period of three years, Ministry of Finance permanent secretary Mukuli Chikuba has disclosed.

Mr Chikuba says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has also pledged US$1.3 billion balance of payment support to Zambia.

This is according to a statement released by first secretary for press and public relations at the embassy of Zambia to the United States Cosmas Chileshe.
“Government has requested the World Bank to front-load the funding of the budget support to

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