IDB President Dr. Bandar Hajjar disclosed this during talks with Somalia’s minister of livestock, Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan.
Dr. Hajjar stated that IDB welcomes capacity building at institutional and country level. “We will be happy to support Somalia with capacity building in terms of planning, strategy and creating enabling laws that will enhance the competitiveness of the livestock of Somalia. We have a large program on capacity building, and we would be happy to work together. Somalia is a special case, we would like to look at its development challenges and try to address them comprehensively.” Dr. Hajjar said.
In his remarks, Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan expressed his appreciation of IDB. He told Dr. Bandar Hajjar that Somalia and IDB have a lot of cooperation in various spheres of development including the Adahi project. He then asked for the support of IDB in strengthening the livestock market, which is one of the leading sectors of the Somalia economy.