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Official Opening Ceremony of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank : 05/04/2019

Official Opening Ceremony of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank

The official opening ceremony of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, took part Friday, April 5th 2019 in Marrakech, with the participation of a number of Moroccan and foreign ministers and officials.

This event was characterized by the message of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the participants and which was delivered by Mr. Omar Kabaj, Adviser to His Majesty the King.

Held this year under the theme " Transformation in a changing world: the road to the SDGs", this annual meeting, chaired by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun as President of the Board of Governors of this institution, is an opportunity for the representatives of the Member Countries to examine the four core pillars of the five-year plan of the bank, namely "public-private partnerships", "science, technology and innovation "," the global value chain "and" Islamic finance ".

During this event, the President of the IsDB Group, Mr. Bandar Hajjar will set out his new vision to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Bank’s role in achieving these targets. A range of side events, addressing different issues that are in line with the main theme of the meeting, is also on the agenda.​