ICD CEO visits three CIS Countries: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan

Tashkent, June 9, Mr. Ayman Seijiny, CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB), and his team composed of Mr. Ikbal Darida, The CEO Adviser and Mr. Samir Nadir Taghiyev, Senior Regional Manager for CIS Region, initiated a working tour of CIS countries on Monday,  including visits to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.

This is the first official visit of the new CEO of ICD to these countries, who was elected 9th October 2018 to lead ICD.

Mr. Sejiny met with IsDB Group governors of the three above mentioned countries, top management of major companies and banks to present his new vision and how ICD can support international development through new initiatives, including the Global Platform, launched during the IsDB 44th Annual Meeting in April 2019 in Marrakech, as well as Sovereign and Green Sukuk.

He also discussed the potential of private sector partnerships to help achieve growth targets and inspected developmental projects.

The boosting of regional integration and the use of fintech to encourage sustainable development, job creation and the incorporation of women and young people into economic dynamics were also points on the CEO’s agenda.

Mr Sejiny concluded his tour with a key note speech at the International Investment Forum in Kulyab, Tajikistan on the 14th June 2019.


About the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector

Established in 1999, ICD is a multilateral development organization and a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group. The purpose of the Corporation is to promote, in accordance with the principles of the Shari’ah, the economic development of its member countries by encouraging the establishment, expansion and modernization of private enterprises producing goods and services in such a way as to supplement the activities of the Islamic Development Bank. For more information about ICD, visit www.icd-ps.org