May 6, 2022
On May 3, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bangkok to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 50,000 million yen for COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan.
This project aims to strengthen healthcare system including measures toward post-COVID-19 and to promote the support to the poor, the vulnerable and small and medium-sized enterprises impacted by COVID-19 by/through providing financial assistance. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 1 (no poverty), 3 (good health and well-being), and 10 (reduced inequalities).
Details for the project are provided below.
1. Terms and Amount of Loan
|Annual interest rate (%)||Repayment
|COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan||50,000||0.01||N/A||15||4||General untied|
2. Executing Agency
Public Debt Management Office, Ministry of Finance
Address: Rama VI Road, Phayathai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
3. Planned Implementation Schedule
(1) Completion of project: October 2022 – when disbursement is completed
(2) Issuing of letters of invitation for consulting services (including project management): No hiring of consultants is planned for this program.
(3) Tender announcement of initial procurement packages for international competitive bidding on project construction: No work in conjunction with bidding is planned for this program.