H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) met H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta and expressed, on behalf of IsDB, his sincere condolences for the victims of the recent earthquake in Sulawesi. He informed that IsDB has approved on 9 October 2018 a Technical Assistance Grant for US$1Million (IDR 15 Billion) to support the emergency relief efforts.
IsDB Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance Indonesia and Indonesian Association of Islamic Economists organized the 3rd Annual Islamic Finance Conference entitled “Enhancing the Role of Islamic Finance within Digital Economy Era: Opportunities and Challenges” in Makassar, South Sulawesi.
H.E. Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia Finance Minister and IsDB Governor for Indonesia, presented her keynote speech on the significance of sukuk in Indonesia's development in the side event of IsDB Group 43rd Annual Meeting entitled “Role of Islamic Capital Markets in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”