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Development fund on BWSC bribery case: Deeply regrettable

The Danish state's Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), which co-financed a power plant in Mali involved in bribery investigation, says Danish contractor BWSC played by the rules.

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"Deeply regrettable and in conflict with IFU policy," says the Danish state's Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), which co-financed a power plant in Mali, constructed by Danish contractor Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractors (BWSC), to Danish media Berlingske about bribery case connected to the allocation of the facility through a public tender.

The contractor has dismissed five employees, and two individuals have been reported to police in connection with a bribery investigation connected to the facility in the North African country. IFU financed the plant's construction with DKK 70 million (EUR 9.38 million).

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