Meeting of Board of Governors of IDB Group opened in Jeddah

Jeddah, Sha’ban 21, 1438, May 17, 2017, SPA — Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan this evening opened the 42nd annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank at Jeddah Hilton Hotel.
In his address to the members of the board and delegations of the 57 member states, the minister conveyed greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, his wishes of success for them and his assertion of the continued support by the Kingdom for the group.
The minister said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has paid great attention to joint Islamic work in all its aspects, including the economic aspect, serving the interests of the Islamic countries and their peoples.
He added that the kingdoms has contributed a large share of the capital of many regional and international development financing institutions and has led in providing aid to needy countries.
The minister stated that the kingdom has harnessed its efforts and weight to serve the Islamic Ummah and the economic and social development of its peoples.
01:09 LOCAL TIME 22:09 GMT