Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 176

A delegation of the Islamic Development Bank, headed by its chairman Ahmad Muhammad Ali, completed yesterday a week-long tour of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan, where it attended conferences on investment in those countries and held talks with the countries’ presidents. Under discussion was the opening of IDB offices in those countries and the provision of credits for industrial modernization and infrastructure projects, such as expansion of Kazakhstan’s new designated capital city Akmola and development of the processing industry in Azerbaijan. (Interfax, September 16 through 22)

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