Sweden supports Mozambique with aid of US$500 million over 5 years

4 December 2015

Sweden will disburse US$500 million to support development projects over the next five years in Mozambique, the Ambassador of Sweden in Mozambique announced Thursday in Maputo.

“This is a new strategy for the coming years and reaffirms this relationship, which is special,” said Ambassador Irina Schoulgin Nyoni on the sidelines of a seminar commemorating the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

That amount, which includes direct support to Mozambique’s budget, will support projects related to the environment, sustainable development, democracy and gender equality, strengthening the relationship between the two countries, according to the ambassador.

The Swedish Government will also provide US$10 million to support scientific research, in partnership with the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique’s largest, according to Portuguese news agency Lusa. (macauhub/MZ)