The World Bank has lent 266 million euros ($289.6 million) to Albania for its public finances and investment in road maintenance.
A statement from the bank Saturday said that 200 million euros would be used as guarantor for Albania to pay back a previous 300-million-euro international loan and also secure money for the country's budget.
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The other 66 million euros will be spent on road network maintenance, which has been systematically underfunded.
Albania's government is suffering from a rapidly rising public debt that has reached 70 percent, up from 60 percent in 2012.
Last year, the bank gave Albania another budget support loan of $220 million and $150 million for its energy sector.