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OFID and its Energy for the Poor Initiative
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Energy: The Key for Sustainable Development
Selected statements of OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish
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OFID, OeEB and DEG team up to support Sri Lankan MSMEs through Seylan Bank PLC

Seylan Bank PLC of Sri Lanka has signed a term loan agreement with OFID, the Development Bank of Austria (OeEB) and the German development finance institution DEG to promote development and economic growth through micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) support in Sri Lanka.

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News & Events

OFID signs first-ever trade finance loan to Costa Rican bank

OFID has signed a US$15m loan agreement with Scotiabank de Costa Rica S.A (SCB). The funds will help Scotiabank address the demand for short-term financing across all sectors of the Costa Rican economy, which will in turn help boost employment generation.

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OFID a “leading light” in the fight for energy poverty eradication

OFID Director-General Suleiman J. Al-Herbish has led a delegation to at the 3rd SEforALL Forum. In an interview with Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for SEforALL, Al-Herbish said OFID was working to implement the SDGs “for future generations.”

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Strengthening collaborations: Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO ITFC, visits OFID

Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, visited OFID Headquarters in Vienna, Austria where he met with Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish.

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