The World Bank will grant a further 28m dollars for reform of state administration in Kyrgyzstan. In addition to the Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) project worth 171m dollars, the board of directors of the World Bank has approved the allocation of two more credits to Kyrgyzstan totalling 27.8m dollars.
The first credit (20m dollars) will be used for structural reforms in state administration (SRSA). The amount of the first tranche here will be 5m dollars. The program is primarily aimed at maintaining macroeconomic stability in the country. It also aims to make the state sector more transparent and to increase the state sector's accountability before civil society…
The second credit (7.78m dollars) will be used for providing technical aid in reforming the state administration. It will be spent on acquiring computer equipment and software for the Finance Ministry's central treasury. The treasury will receive the credit within five years.
Publication: BBC Monitoring International Reports, May 16, 2003