Egypt finmin expects to get IMF loan by end-June
CAIRO, April 12
CAIRO, April 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's government expects to seal a loan from the International Monetary Fund by May 15, allowing the money to be disbursed before a new president is sworn in at the end of June, the country's Finance Minister Mumtaz al-Saeed said on Thursday.
"God willing, we will take the loan before a president for Egypt is in place," he told reporters in Cairo.
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