The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will now pay its loan agreement with the Tunisian government.

The IMF Tunisia mission said late on Monday in Tunis it would pay out a $320 million second tranche of Tunisia’s loan programme after the country agreed to carry out reforms.

READ ALSO  WHO confirms third polio case in Nigeria

The loan programme was delayed from December because of a lack of progress in reforms to cut public spending and overhaul state finances demanded by Tunisia’s multilateral lenders. (Reuters

READ ALSO  Trump announces ‘Fake News’ award winners, CNN, NYT top list