Armenia Finance Ministers signs USD 25 million loan agreement in Vienna05.09.2015
Armenia’s Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan today met with the Director-General of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish in Vienna, Information Department of Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
Loan agreement on funding the Infrastructure and Rural Finance Support Programme (IRFSP) by USD 25 million was signed at the meeting.
“The programme aims to improve water supply and irrigation systems in 7 provinces of Armenia, giving priority to the areas with the highest poverty indicators. The programme intends to raise the productivity of small landowners’ irrigated lands and contribute to the reduction of poverty,” the statement reads.