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COVID-19: The latest updates from IsDB

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IsDB partnered with the @AfDB_Group and the Federal Government of Nigeria to co-finance the implementation of the Zaria Water Supply Expansion & Sanitation Project in Northern Nigeria, where the effects of climate change manifest as desert encroachment and erratic rainfall. https://t.co/07BBDn9QWE

@IsDB Group President, Dr. Bandar Hajjar, discusses with the Minister of Finance and IsDB Governor for #Maldives, Mr. Ibrahim Ameer, strengthening relationships, progress of IsDB projects, and IsDB Group contribution to mitigating #COVID-19 impact on the country’s economy https://t.co/2LGguaNHU8

H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President of IsDBG, was informed by H.E Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, KSA, of the Troika’s selection of IsDB as an Implementing Partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) under the Presidency of the KSA. https://t.co/eLb9xmxAx5

President's Perspective

The IsDB President’s views on preparing for re-globalisation post Covid-19. In these articles Dr. Bandar Hajjar explains how the global economy needs to return more resilient and inclusive following the unprecedented disruption of the pandemic.

Today is a special anniversary as we mark 75 years of collective work since the UN came into existence. In September this year, we also reflected on five years since the adoption of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which represented a new vision of development linking people, planet and prosperity and raised financing needs from billions to trillions.
Today is a special anniversary as we mark 75 years of collective work since the UN came into existence. In September this year, we also reflected on five years since the adoption of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which represented a new vision of development linking people, planet and prosperity and raised financing needs from billions to trillions.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has published a preliminary report highlighting the actions taken to help member countries to tackle the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coordinated by the Working Group to Study the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Islamic Finance Industry, the report is a discussion draft released for the purpose of obtaining feedback to improve content and recommendations.
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Digital Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2020

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IsDB Group President and Head of the Chairs of the MDBs for 2020, His Excellency Dr. Bandar Hajjar, is scheduled to attend the “Digital Annual Investment Meeting” (AIM), 2020.

The opening ceremony of the high-profile event, set to convene on 20 October 2020 at 11:30AM – 12:00PM (UAE time), will also be participated by other leading global figures including, H.E. Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy UAE, H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Republic of Tatarstan, H.E. Jüri Ratas,  Prime Minister of Republic of Estonia and H.E. Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Under the theme of 'Reimagining Economies: The Move Towards a Digital, Sustainable and Resilient Future' the AIM 2020 is expected to generate, showcase, and facilitate the most attractive investment projects and opportunities for investors from Member Countries, providing boundless possibilities across diverse sectors leading towards economic recovery, transformation, and sustainability.

The three-day digital event is to be attended by Ministries and Government Departments, International and Regional Organisations, Investment Promotion Agencies, Special Economic Zones, Private Equities, Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, Start-ups, Incubators, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, SME Financing Institutions, Smart City Solution Providers, and Technology Providers, among others, from more than 170 countries.

The Forum will discuss several topics including FDI, exploring the possibilities for new avenues of investments to boost the market during COVID-19 and accelerating sustainable development goals (SDGs) through smart sustainable investments, in addition to, reviewing Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) and challenges to attracting investments during the pandemic.

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