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Deputies refer 45m Saudi Riyals lean agreement for scrutiny

Jun 17, 2020, 11:49 AM | Article By: Ismaila Sonko

The lawmakers at the National Assembly on Monday referred the additional loan agreement amounting to 45, 000,000 Saudi Riyals (SAR) to the relevant committees such as Public Finance Committee (FPC), Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) and Monitoring Committee for proper scrutiny.

The said loan agreement between the Republic of the Gambia and the Saudi Found for Development is for the rehabilitation of Banjul International Airport project (phase 2).

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