Islamic Development Bank's Funding Portfolio in Egypt hit $12.5 billion

The Islamic Development Bank 's total funding portfolio for Egypt has reached US$12.5 billion, including US$3.1 billion in 2014, director country department Mohammad Al-Saati said. The IDB official has referred that his bank had signed financing agreements for important projects in Egypt, including US$450 million for South Helwan power station, US$460 million for Sharm El-Sheikh Airport, and US$220 million for Egyptian-Saudi electricity grid linkage project. Towards bolstering its partnership with Egypt, IDB will sign within the third quarter of this year a new agreement to launch a representative office in the North African country, Al-Saati noted.