An agreement on allocating an $180m credit to the Russian Health Ministry by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development has been signed today. The credit matures in 17 years, the press service of the ministry reported. The document was signed by Russian Health Minister Yury Shevchenko and IBRD Moscow office head Richard Clifford.
Some $150m will be spent on financing the project aimed at preventing and curing tuberculosis and AIDS. Some $30m will be allocated to the project "Technical Support to Health System Reforms". The first project will be implemented over the next 5 years. The second project is to last 5.5 years.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18