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Egypt Says Completed Economic Program for IMF Loan

February 13, 2012

(Corrects story first published on Feb. 8 after the minister clarified that the mission arriving in Cairo is from the World Bank.)

Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Egypt will tell the International Monetary Fund that it has completed an economic program ‘through which it will seek a loan’’ from the Washington-based lender, Planning Minister Fayza Aboulnaga said today.

The World Bank will send a mission to Egypt on Feb. 12, she said in Cairo today.

--With assistance from Alaa Shahine in Dubai. Editor: Claudia Maedler

To contact the reporter on this story: Abdel Latif Wahba in Cairo at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Riad Hamade at

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