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Ghana makes IMF list of countries eligible to receive HIPC assistance –

Ghana has made the list of countries that are eligible to receive assistance under the Highly Indebted Poor Country initiative by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The HIPC Initiative was launched in 1996 by the IMF and World Bank, with the aim of helping poor countries facing a debt burden manage their indebtedness.

Ghana was listed along with 36 countries that includes Afghanistan, Chad, Haiti among others.

Click this link to read the full IMF fact sheet.

According to the Washington-based lender, the listed countries may apply for the HIPC assistance if they wish to do so.

The full list of countries are published below:

Post-Completion-Point Countries (36)

Afghanistan

Benin

Bolivia

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Chad

Comoros

Côte d’Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo

Ethiopia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana São Tomé & Príncipe

Haiti

Honduras

Liberia

Madagascar

Malawi Uganda

Mali

Mauritania

Mozambique

Nicaragua

Niger

Republic of Congo

Rwanda

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Tanzania

The Gambia

Togo

Zambia

Pre-Decision-Point Countries (3)

Eritrea

Somalia

Sudan

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