On April 30th, 2019, the Governor of Jakarta held a coffee meeting for Development Partners. The meeting aimed to explore and identify future potential collaborations in order to accelerate the development of Jakarta.
Water represents the most challenging and complex risk faced by man. Floods and droughts, pollution and water conflicts combined with a growing demand for food and energy, rapid urbanisation, migration pressures, and climate change are potentially catastrophic. Yet, the connecting and interdependent strength of water provides us with an opportunity that cannot be ignored.
On April 25th, 2019, the IsDB RHI team mounted a supervision mission to Nganjuk, Indonesia to visit IsDB financed transformers and to follow-up on the project progress. The mission aimed at obtaining necessary details regarding the project status, challenges, and ways to expedite the Project Implementation.
Over 100 students from The State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga visited the IsDB RHI on April 24th, 2019. The purpose of the visit was for the students to gain first hand knowledge regarding the IsDB organization and its role in the region and in Indonesia
On April 23rd, 2019, the Start-Up Workshop Development of Trans South-South Java Project took place. The workshop was attended by all stakeholders of the project including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, consultants and contractors, as well as representatives from IsDB RHI
The expanding support among world leaders for providing quality education to children in the world’s poorest countries received a major boost today as the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) agreed to a multi-pronged collaboration that will broaden and deepen GPE’s engagement with new partners.
The Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDBG) hosted its 44th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors from 3 – 6 April 2019, under the generous patronage of His Majesty King Mohamed VI of Morocco. The four-day meeting gathered representatives from the bank’s 57 Member Countries to continue the process of sustaining comprehensive development of the IsDBG’s vision and strategy. During the meeting, the IsDBG committed to $337 million of new investment to its member countries.
On April 15th, 2019, Dr. Hayat Sindi, Chief Advisor to the President on STI visited RHI to share and guide the staff of RHI on the new direction for the bank’s approach to disseminate information via official channels and social media.
On 11 April 2019, The Ministry of Public Works and housing have signed consultancy contracts for PMC and PSC I with the office of the Directorate General of Housing, Ministry of Public Works in Jakarta, Indonesia to develop the construction of the Trans south-South Java Road Project in Indonesia.
The 8th Youth Development Forum, which was held on April 4th, 2019 was one of the events that took place prior to the official opening of the 44th Islamic Development Bank Annual Meeting