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IDB gives $1 m to support rehabilitation efforts in Abyan

IDB gives $1 m to support rehabilitation efforts in Abyan

[25/December/2013]



SANA'A, Dec. 25 (Saba) - Yemen and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) signed here on Wednesday a financing agreement of $1 million to support the rehabilitation of education and health sectors in Abyan province.

The agreement was signed by Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammad al-Saadi and IDB Group Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and President Ahmad al-Madani.

The Minister hailed the IDB contributions to support the Yemeni government's efforts aimed at the reconstruction of the affected areas in Abyan and rehabilitation the service sectors damaged during the violent acts taken place in some areas of Abyan due to al-Qaeda acts of sabotage and terrorist.

Al-Madani reiterated the IDB's keenness to continue to provide development support to Yemen, saying that the Bank would give more funds to effectively help in the reconstruction of the Abyan's affected areas.

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