The proposed partnership is the outcome of a meeting Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq held with the AfDB
team in Abuja on Monday during which he spelt out the priorities of his new administration and sought the buy-in of the development body, according to a statement on Wednesday by AbdulRazaq's spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye.
will implement projects with the Egyptian government that aim to achieve regional integration, she added, affirming that, "the owner of the AfDB
is about 80 governments, Egypt is the second largest African shareholder at the AfDB
and the third largest in general."
headquarters auditorium will from now on be named Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium, Adesina announced.
Under the agreement, the IsDB and AfDB
will each contribute USD1bn over three years for joint activities focusing on these priority areas and sectors.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB
) Group has just approved the new country strategy paper 2017-2021 for Tunisia, which seeks to ensure a return to an inclusive high-level growth bearer of jobs by 2020 and "make the country, a regional high-added- value hub," according to an AfDB
press release issued last Saturday.
The PS confirmed that China Gezhouba had used the experience of one of its subsidiaries to support its bid - China Engineering Company Number 1 - which the World Bank and AfDB
had blocked from bidding for the Thwake dam contract on ethical grounds.
said that investments will be made in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco and then scaled up into Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Sudan.
has been a Hughes managed services customer since 2008, employing a primary communications network of broadband satellite terminals installed at 32 AfDB
field offices throughout Africa.
For this reason, the AfDB
will be threatened in its A rating, if it grants new credits to Tunisia."
C C The AfDB
relocated its operations temporarily to Tunis from Abidjan during the crisis in 2003.
24 March 2010 - JCR assigned Wednesday a AAA rating to the three notes issues of Tunisia-based African Development Bank (AfDB