Support package for Ukraine of almost 500 million

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On Monday, the World Bank’s Board of Directors approved a support package for Ukraine called “Free Ukraine”, which will be immediately awarded $ 489 million, Le Figaro was quoted as saying by news.ro.

On March 1, the World Bank announced that it was preparing a $ 3 billion emergency aid, of which at least $ 350 million was to be released immediately. On Monday, the Board of Directors decided to increase this first amount.

The council also approved $ 134 million in grants and $ 100 million in parallel funding, bringing the total amount approved on Monday to $ 723 million.