Tunisia to receive $280 mln from Islamic Development Bank to combat coronavirus

The new Tunisian 10 dinar note. (Supplied)

The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) plans to lend Tunisia $280 million to tackle the coronavirus crisis, a government source told Reuters on Thursday, as part of an urgent aid package to support member states.

The bank said on Twitter that the bank had allocated $2.3 billion to help member states combat the pandemic.

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