Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 20th, 2003
The loan marks the first time that the World Bank's International Development Association, which extends interest-free loans to the world's poorest countries, has sought out private donors to repay the loans instead of poor countries, turning the loan into a grant.
The private money will be used to pay off the loans as long as the private nation is fulfilling the terms of the loans, said World Bank President James Wolfensohn.
He predicted that Pakistan will...
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