Russia Ukraine conflict

Ukraine says it gets $530 mln in US, UK grants from World Bank fund

Published: Updated:
Enable Read mode
100% Font Size

Ukraine has received roughly $530 million in US and British grants from a fund set up by the World Bank for donations to the Kyiv government in the wake of Russia's invasion, the finance ministry said.

The US donated around $500 million and Britain 24 million pounds ($30 million) and the money had now arrived in the state budget, the finance ministry statement late on Thursday said.


For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

“These funds will be directed to providing urgent social, humanitarian and health spending, as well as supporting internally displaced people,” the statement said.

The US Senate approved nearly $40 billion of additional aid for Ukraine on Thursday, and the Group of Seven advanced economies agreed to provide Ukraine with over $18 billion in funds.

Read more:

Russian shelling in Ukraine's Luhansk kills 13: Regional governor

After delay, Congress sends $40 billion Ukraine aid package to Biden

Japan to double fiscal support for Ukraine to $600 mln, PM says

Top Content Trending