$1.5 million emergency grant package from ADB

The Government of Vanuatu signed a $1.5 million grant agreement to help fund the country’s response to the coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Finance and Economic Management and ADB Governor Johnny Koanapo Rasou signed the grant agreement.

Nancy Wells from the Asian Development Bank the Asian Development Bank headquarter in Vanuatu witnessed the signing at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.

The grant is part of a $13.3 million emergency grant package from ADB’s Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund.