Parliament approves USD15m loan to boost telecoms

30 Sep 2011

Sierra Leone’s parliament has approved a concessional loan agreement between the government and the Export-Import Bank of China to improve telecommunications across the country to help develop the country’s telecommunications and security sector. According to, which cites a report by local newspaper Concord Times, the loan is worth USD15.314 million and is to be paid within five years with a grace period of 20 years.

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