IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the ECF Arrangement with Guinea-Bissau and Approves US$ 4.1 Million Disbursement
On July 6, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Guinea-Bissau’s economic performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement. The completion enables the release of SDR3.03 million (about US$4.1 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR10.98 million (about US$15.2 million). […]
Guinea-Bissau (Listeni/ˈɡɪni bɪˈsaʊ/, gi-nee-bi-sow), officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: República da Guiné-Bissau, pronounced: [ʁeˈpublikɐ dɐ ɡiˈnɛ biˈsaw]), is a country in West Africa. It covers 36,125 square kilometres (13,948 sq mi) with an estimated population of 1,704,000. Guinea-Bissau was once part of the kingdom of Gabu, as well as part of the Mali Empire. […]
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 586th meeting held on 31 March 2016, adopted the following decision on its field mission to Guinea-Bissau, undertaken from 16 to 21 March 2016: Council, 1. Expresses its gratitude to the Government and people of Guinea-Bissau for the warm welcome extended to it […]
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate all Bissau-Guineans on the 41th anniversary of your independence on September 24.