The Operations Team from Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Regional Hub Turkey (RHT) holds a technical meeting to discuss the plans and progress for co-financing and joint processing of the Mohmand Dam and Hydropower Project (MDHP) in Pakistan, with representatives of Arab Coordination Group (ACG) members, namely Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), and Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).
President of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Dr. Bandar Hajjar, and the Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division), Pakistan, Mr. Omar Ayub Khan, in a high-level virtual event have inaugurated the construction of the 113 kilometer electricity transmission lines from Pak-Afghan border to Nowshera under the South Asia Central Asia Regional Trade and Transmission Project (CASA-1000).
As the COVID19 pandemic rages on across the world, the newly-constructed earthquake-proof Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital in the metropolitan city of İstanbul commences its first admissions on March 31st, 2020, a very timely reaping of the fruits of forward thinking health sector policies by the Turkish Government plus a EUR 158 million investment from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group.