President of Islamic Development Bank, Minister of Finance of Afghanistan, Sign Agreement

Sunday 1440/12/24 - 2019/08/25
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Jeddah, Aug. 25, 2019 -- President of Islamic Development Bank Group Dr. Bandar Hajjar and the Minister of Finance of Afghanistan Mohammad Qayoumi have co-signed an agreement to establish and equip a heart center in Kabul, Afghanistan, with the capacity of 100 beds to provide quality health services to heart patients in Afghanistan, and establish four integrated rural health centers to improve access to primary health care services in four Afghani provinces.
The total cost of the project is approximately $24.84 million.
The signing ceremony was attended by President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, who is on a state visit to the Kingdom.
Later, Dr. Hajjar met with the President of Afghanistan and discussed ways to develop relations between the two sides.
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