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Mthuli Ncube speaks on money recieved from China

by Mandla Ndlovu
21 Nov 2019 at 08:17hrs | Views
Officials from the Chinese Embassy and Government of Zimbabwe met on Wednesday and after discussions reached an agreement on the facts and figures contained in the 2020 Budget Statement which was delivered by Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube recently.

While the 2020 Budget said China aid was US$3.6 million from January to September, China said it had put bilateral aid to Zimbabwe at US$136.8 million over the period.

In a statement Mthuli Ncube said Zimbabwe has acknowledged the assistance from China in to develop the following projects:

•    Upgrading Robert Mugabe Internetional airport
•    New parliament building
•    Rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8
•    Cyclone Idai
•    Mahusekwa District hospital
•    Food aid and
•    Borehole drilling programme

Without disclosing the amount of money given to the country, Ncube said both parties were working on a common accounting system.



Source - Byo24News

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