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【SDGs logo】NO POVERTY

【SDGs logo】GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

【SDGs logo】REDUCED INEQUALITIES

May 6, 2022

Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Thailand: Contributing to COVID-19 crisis response in Thailand through providing budget support

photoSigning ceremony

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

Project title Amount
(million yen)
Annual interest rate (%) Repayment
period
(years)
Grace
period
(years)
Procurement
Project Consulting services
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
Tel: +66-2-265-8050
Fax: +66-2-273-9147

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.

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