The international lender said the disbursement
brings total lending to date under the IMF's $1.4 billion
program with Cyprus to about $459 million.
The IMF facility is part of a broader 10 billion euro ($13.8
billion) three-year bailout program with the European Stability
Mechanism for the island.
Cyprus was badly burnt in the euro zone debt crisis,
particularly through its banking sector's close links to
Earlier this month, Cyprus's parliament approved plans for
privatizations, averting a showdown with international lenders
who insist on state sell-offs.
($1 = 0.727 euros)
(Reporting by Jason Lange; editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Sophie
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