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ADB Approves Grant to Support Kazakhstan in COVID-19 Battle

ADB Approves Grant to Support Kazakhstan  in COVID-19 Battle

NUR-SULTAN - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to support Kazakhstan’s response to COVID-19 pandemic, Trend reports with reference to ADB.
The grant, which is provided by the Government of Japan, will be used to procure essential medicine and medical equipment to help expand the capacity of the country’s health care system.
On 25 June, ADB approved a $1 billion package of assistance under its COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support (CARES) Program to help Kazakhstan mitigate the health, social, and economic impacts of the pandemic. Additionally, a $1 million grant from ADB’s ongoing regional technical assistance is being disbursed to procure personal protective equipment for health care workers. (Trend)