On June 10th, 2019, the ASEAN Secretariat held a Briefing on Establishment of the Initial ASEAN Priority Infrastructure Project Pipeline
On June 10th, 2019, the Regional Workshop on Economic Globalization Statistics co-organized by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), and Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute (CAREC Institute) started in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The IsDB RHI team met with the Director of Partnership (PPP) within the Ministry of Transport to discuss the status and possibility of IsDB investment on several projects which are currently in the pipeline
On the auspicious month of Ramadhan, the IsDB RHI held an Iftar for the line ministries and partners on May 17th, 2019. Invitees were ministry VIPs, staff, as well as from project partners.
On 14 May 2019, RHI met with the Minister of Transportation of Indonesia for preliminary discussions on ways to support Civil Aviation, Sea Port & Railroad development through IsDB financing and advisory products.
In celebration of World Immunization Week, the IsDB held a Knowledge Sharing Seminar on May 13th, 2019 to discuss the IsDB Global Value Chain for Vaccine. Biofarma Indonesia participated in the event and was represented by Mr. Rahman Roestan, the company’s CEO who presented the company’s succesful journey over 92 years.
Most recently, the IsDB has adopted the Women’s Empowerment Policy. The goal of the policy is to contribute to sustainable and inclusive development in the Islamic Development Banks member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries by empowering women and girls to participate in and benefit from the development of their societies and communities.
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.