Ahmad Ali

Islamic Development Bank opens Nigeria office

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group formally opened its Nigeria Country Gateway Office in Abuja. The new office has the mission to focus its services on health, agriculture, infrastructure, small and medium-scale enterprise and regional integration. IDB President Ahmad Ali said the group’s presence in Nigeria would strengthen socio-economic, technical and commercial cooperation between the bank and member countries in Africa. He added that this was important with the completion of the last portion of Trans Saharan Road linking Algiers in North Africa and Lagos. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun urged the IDB to support Nigeria’s effort to reconstruct the North East part of Nigeria devastated by years of militancy by insurgent group, Boko Haram.

Islamic Development Bank: Ask Your Questions LIVE to the President of Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

The President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Dr Ahmad Ali, will host an online press conference on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 09:30 GMT. Journalists interested in attending this online press conference will be able to ask questions live via the internet. The conference will be held in English, Arabic and French. This service is free and only requires a computer connected to the internet. Register on the following website: http://www.apo-opa.com/application.php?L=E&vc=ISB

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