IDB supports Syrian people, Syrian refugees' host countries with $ 9 billion

IDB supports Syrian people, Syrian refugees’ host countries with $ 9 billion

الجمعه 1437/4/26 هـ الموافق 2016/02/05 م واس

Jeddah, Rabi’II 26, 1437, February 05, 2016, SPA — Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, the President of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, announced an increase in the finances to be provided by the bank group to $ 9 billion to support development efforts in the Syrian refugees’ host countries and the countries affected by the events in the region over the next three years (2016 – 2018 AD).

In his speech at the International Conference in Support of the Syrian neighboring countries and the region, which opened on Thursday in London, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali stressed the keenness of the Islamic Development Bank Group to intensify efforts and cooperation with the international community, international development agencies and the Arab Coordination Group through funding joint projects to meet the most pressing needs of the concerned countries.

02:52 LOCAL TIME 23:52 GMT