Bolivia closes Embassy in Nicaragua and Iran to cut costs. The savings will be spent to combat the spread of coronavirus. About the decision the TV channel Bolivia TV said interim President Jeanine Agnes.
“the Economy is now very important for the country. The decision on the closure of the embassies is dictated only by economic necessity. With the same purpose, we will abolish the Ministry of sports, culture and communication. Their duties will be transferred to other agencies. Now the country will not 20, and 17 ministries”, – quotes the explanation TASS.
All proceeds from the reorganization will receive in health. They should help to cope with the spread of a new type of coronavirus. The first cases COVID-19 in Bolivia was was the tenth of March. According to the latest data, the country has already infected more than ten thousand people. In Bolivia are the quarantine restrictions.