El Salvador: $60 million to be Invested in Software and Road Works

Congress has approved a loan to finance the development of an advanced computer platform and for rural road maintenance projects.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador reported that loan contracts to carry out government works were approved. According to a statement, " ... a loan authorized to endow the tax strengthening program with resources will be signed by the Executive and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for an amount of $30 million."

The statement details that the Tax Administration Strengthening Program consists of the installation of " ... an advanced computer platform, specialized software, and personnel training on the subject."

The document concludes that " ... for the same amount ($30 million) a financing contract was ratified for rural roads and road improvement at the national level which the Legislative Assembly endorsed in October 2015."

See decrees for the loans for the road works and the computer platform. (In Spanish)

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