AGFUND to establish bank for the impoverished in Sierra Leone

May 18, 2008

The Riyadh-based Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Developmental Organizations (AGFUND) has announced plans to establish a bank for the impoverished in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

AGFUND President Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz made the announcement in Riyadh today after a meeting with Sierra Leone’s Minister of Trade and Industry Alimamy Koroma and private sector representatives from the African lender Ecobank.