Eritrea, Saudi Arabia sign 20m US dollar loan agreement
Feb 08, 2005; BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom
report by Eritrean radio on 8 February
of Eritrea and Saudi Arabia today signed a 75m riyal [20m US dollar] loan agreement.
The fund will be used for Keren water project. The loan will be paid in 30
agreement was signed by Dr Woldai Fitur, minister for national development and
the ambassador of the Saudi Kingdom, Mr Nasir Muhammad al-Rashaida [all names
phonetic]. [Passage omitted].
Source: Voice of
the Broad Masses of Eritrea, Asmara, in Tigrinya 1700 gmt 8 Feb 05