Syria Gains EIB Aid to Boost Municipal Infrastructure

The European Investment Bank's financial unit for the Mediterranean, the Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership, is lending 50 million euros (USD75 million) to enhance municipal infrastructure in Syria. The financing, according to

, will cover improvements in urban traffic and transport, public tourist facilities, wastewater, treatment of liquid waste from industry, and solid waste management.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.