News Column

Islamic Development Bank approves $671 million project funding

May 14, 2014

The Islamic Development Bank's (IDB) Board of Executive Directors has approved new fundings totalling $670.9 million for development projects in member and non-member countries.

An IDB statement said the Executive Directors approved $312.8 million to finance electricity projects in Egypt and Senegal; $110 million to fund the development of a major road in Uganda; $48 million to fund pearl preservation and economic revival projects in Bahrain; $44 million for an underwater communications cable in Bangladesh; and $12.4 million to finance fish farms in Mozambique.

The executive directors gave their approval for four donations for Muslim communities in non-member Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, India and Thailand while funds will also be channelled into development projects in Africa.

For more stories on investments and markets, please see HispanicBusiness' Finance Channel

Source: CPI Financial

Story Tools Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters