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Jeddah – Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al Jaber said that the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) – which headquarter is in Jeddah, has implemented 31 development projects in Yemen worth $364.8 million (SR1.368 billion) in all Yemeni governorates.

During his visit Thursday to the Bank and after meeting Manager of the Country Programs Department Ahmed Hariri, Al Jaber said that Saudi Arabia is considered the biggest funder for the IDB, which is implementing large projects in a number of Islamic countries, including Yemen.

The Saudi Ambassador pointed out that among the plans implemented by the Bank in Yemen are roads, water, sanitation, electricity, as well as agricultural and health projects.

He also said that the cost of projects specialized in supporting youth in Yemen has amounted to SR187 million, and the IDB has also provided mobile clinics in the provinces of Yemen at a cost of SR185 million.

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