01 April 2020 – DRC: Solidarity account for response to COVID-19 opened at BCC

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Central Bank
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: A solidarity account for the response against COVID-19 opened at the Central Bank of Congo. Prime Minister Ilunga instructed the Governor of the BCC to open a solidarity account for the response to the Coronavirus disease, as future contributions will be returned to this account for reasons of transparency and traceability. The Prime Minister presented to the Governor of the Central Bank of Congo, BCC, acheck for 150,000 US dollars, offered by the United Bank of Africa, UBA, as a contribution to the fund for the response against the disease.
Full details here: https://www.primature.cd/public/2020/04/01/rdc-un-compte-de-solidarite-pour-la-riposte-contre-le-covid-19-ouvert-a-la-bcc/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group