CAIRO, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- Egypt will receive an Islamically-orientated loan
worth USD 235 million from the International Islamic Trade Finance Corp. to
help fund purchases of essential commodities, it was announced here on Sunday.
The funds will be provided to the state-run Egyptian General Petroleum
Corp. during a signing ceremony attended by Egypt's Minister of Finance Mumtaz
Al-Saeed, he said in a statement.
According to the agreement, the Finance Ministry will assume paying back
the loan, if in the case the Egyptian General Petroleum body cannot fulfill
its obligations. (end)
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