Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Governor of Egypt at the Bank and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Bank, held a meeting with Dr. Muhammad bin Suleiman Al-Jasser, President of the Islamic Development Bank Group, via video conference technology..
During the meeting, a number of areas of joint cooperation were discussed, including coordination in Egypt’s hosting of the annual meeting of member states, and arrangements for opening the headquarters of the Bank’s regional office in Egypt, in order to activate the agreement signed between the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Islamic Development Bank Group on October 4, 2018..
The dimensions of the coordinating roles and tasks entrusted to the bank’s regional office were discussed, as well as its role in opening areas for in-depth discussion on the various potential areas of joint cooperation between the two sides..
For her part, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed affirmed Egypt’s keenness to deepen cooperation with the Bank Group and all Islamic Bank institutions and to play an active role in developing the Bank’s business..
Al-Saeed indicated that the opening of the bank’s regional office in Egypt will enhance cooperation and coordination between the various financial institutions of the bank and the Egyptian, Arab and African business community to benefit from the services provided by these institutions, which in turn supports the flow of local and foreign investments, in addition to its role in managing and following up Projects and cooperation with all concerned parties in Egypt and neighboring countries.