Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa

Finance Minister meets IDB President

#Bahrain's Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has met with the new President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, Dr. Bandar Hajjar. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the minister's participation in the annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank Group held in Washington. Ways to broaden the close cooperation between the two sides were discussed. The minister praised the IDB's distinguished standing, which plays a vital role in promoting the development movements in Arab and Islamic countries.

Bahrain Economy Poised for Growth

Bahrain's economy remains on target to reach 4.5 percent growth, as banking operations in the country return to normal.
Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa confirmed that the country's economic outlook is bright despite recent events. Shaikh Ahmed shared positive economic indicators with the attending senior officials, including Central Bank of Bahrain Governor Rasheed Al Maraj, and stated that the economy has proven stable throughout recent events and is poised for further growth.

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