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ATA - Tax register/Number of small businesses tripled in last 5 years
TIRANA, September 25/ATA/During the last five years, the number of small businesses has tripled.
Prime Minister Edi Rama provided data today...
NNA - إطلاق مبادرة بيروت في منازل الذاكرة لترميم أبنية تراثية تضررت جراء انفجار المرفأ الاربعاء
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MAP - L'Africa Design Academy verra le jour en octobre 2021
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ATA - COVID-19/ Ministry of Health: 100 recovered and 134 new cases in last 24 hours
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NNA - Yokohama supports Lebanon: Japanese Red Cross provides assistance to Lebanese counterpart
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MAP - L'événementiel en quête de perspectives meilleures
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NNA - Ministry of Health: 1143 new Coronavirus cases
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MAP - Morocco, Green Energy Bridge Between Europe and Africa (The Parliament Magazine)
Brussels -September 25,2020(MAP)-Morocco has become a green energy bridge between Europe and Africa, wrote the European publication "The Parliament Magazine"....
ATA - SCA dismisses from office former head of Serious Crime Prosecution
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Lusa - Business News - Sao Tome: EU to support €5.25M water, sanitation programme




São Tomé, Aug.6,2020(Lusa)-The EU will support Sao Tome and Principe's €5.25 million budget to finance the water and sanitation sector, Ambassador Rosaria Bento Pais announced on Thursday.
"This measure is in line with the San Tomean government's effort to take extraordinary budgetary measures decreed to limit the effects of the pandemic and contribute to increasing the country's financial capacity at a time of extreme fragility," said Rosária Bento Pais, EU Ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe.
The diplomat, who was speaking to journalists in a videoconference, also stressed that this financial support "rests on two fundamental pillars", namely water and sanitation sector reform and public finances.
"I think it is not necessary to remember the importance of water and sanitation for the well-being of the people of Sao Tome and Principe", said Bento Pais, considering that the unblocking of this fund is a "quick response" of the EU "taking into account the procedures and deadlines normally necessary in relation to the government's request, made last May".
"In a context of socio-economic crisis caused by Covid-19, the guaranteed funding will allow the San Tomean government to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, helping to limit the risks of financial instability in the country," the ambassador added.
The San Tomean ministers of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Elsa Pinto, and Planning, Finance and the Blue Economy, Osvaldo Vaz, also participated in the press conference.
The head of San Tomean diplomacy said that for the EU to allocate the money it was necessary "to meet some goals that Sao Tome and Principe had not achieved for some time, either in terms of public finance or sanitation".
On May 28th, the San Tomean Government and the EU held a "political dialogue" during which the country presented the "progress made in the implementation of activities in compliance with the conditions and commitments of the government" to have access to funds.
The increase of the water distribution capacity to communities and the transparency in the management and budgetary supervision by the San Tomean executive allowed the "quick release" of the funds announced today.
In December 2015, the country signed with the EU a budget support program called "Water and Sanitation Sector Reform Contract" which aims to "improve the access and quality of health, water supply and basic sanitation, as well as encourage relevant reforms in the public finance management system".
The overall amount of this programme is estimated at €24.3 million and the EU has so far released €13 million.
It mentioned a "technical cooperation facility" of €872,500 for the supply of equipment, services, training and information campaign, €700,000 for health training, equipment to protect the neediest population or income generating activities.
The EU is also providing €1 million to facilitate the granting of a loan on preferential terms by the European Investment Bank, €5 million for the development of agricultural production for export, and another €2.55 million in support of the national strategy to combat all forms of violence against women.
Sao Tome and Principe has a total of 878 cases of Covid-19 and 15 dead.
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Date : 2020-08-07 10:04:00







 

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