WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved financing for the following project:
Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project
IBRD loan: $35 million
Terms: Maturity= 30 years; Grace period= 5 years
IDA credit: $93.6 million
Project ID: P173867
Project Description: The project will help Sri Lanka prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness.