Saudi, UAE promise $100 million to Ivanka Trump womens’ fund
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By AFP|Published: 22nd May 2017 09:59 PM
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have actually promised $100 million to a ladies’s service fund supported by Ivanka Trump, child of the president who Monday ended up a see to Riyadh.
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim revealed the contribution from both oil-rich Gulf states on Sunday, throughout a conference in between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi ladies, a member of the United States delegation stated.
The concept of a fund supplying microfinance to ladies in underdeveloped nations was drifted by President Donald Trump’s child and German Chancellor Angela Merkel throughout a conference in Berlin last month.
Kim stated the contribution together with other promises from the United States and other nations will enable the World Bank to reveal the development of a $1-billion fund for females empowerment throughout the G-20 top in July.
” This is actually a sensational accomplishment. I’ve never ever seen anything come together so rapidly,” he commented, inning accordance with the source.
The United States president flew to Israel on Monday after a two-day remain in Saudi Arabia, which he selected for his very first foreign journey because taking workplace in January.