IDB allocates $31.5 million for infrastructures in the Ivory Coast
17 February 2010
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has just allocated 31.5 million dollars to finance the upgrading of a number of infrastructures in particular in the water and transport sectors in the Ivory Coast.
The works, which will be spread out over three years, include the enhancement of the drinking water distribution system in the town of Man, as well as the upgrading of a number of roads in the towns of Odienné and Korhogo, as reported in the daily Notre Voie.
A meeting in preparation for the launching of the project has been held between all the ministers responsible for technical matters and the experts from the IDB.
As well as this, the Pana press agency reports that the Islamic Development Bank has likewise given its agreement to a loan of 46 million Dollars to STEG, the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company, in order to finance a project for the supply of natural gas in the Gafsa region of Tunisia.