“Our country, from which the great Islamic message came out, is very happy to host the first meeting of Finance Ministers of Islamic Countries, which aims to achieve a significant progress toward the attainment of Islamic solidarity. Through the realization of such solidarity, our Islamic Ummah can only fulfill its aspirations toward achieving progress and prosperity”
His Majesty Late King Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
“We thank the President of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali and the Bank's staff members for their efforts in supporting the development of member countries, and we wish them success in their mission”
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, H.R.H. Late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
“We appreciate the Islamic Development Bank Group for assisting its member countries in overcoming challenges. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia takes pride in being the headquarters for this significant institution and reaffirms its strong belief in its mission and purpose"
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques H.R.H. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
“Islamic Development Group (IsDB) is the leading development partner for Senegal, IsDB has been supportive of Senegal by providing financing for several development projects that have direct impact on the lives of the people”
Former President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall
"We are grateful to the Islamic Development Bank for its timely support of our anti-crisis measures. To this day, the Bank has approved 30 major investment projects in Uzbekistan in health, education, agriculture, water supply, drinking water supply, road infrastructure and construction of affordable housing in rural areas worth over US$ 2.5 billion”
President of Uzbekistan, H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev
"The Islamic Development Bank is an institution for sustainable development and more. It is not just a bank. On behalf of the People and Government of Suriname, I express my sincere appreciation to the Islamic Development Bank"
President of Suriname, H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi
"I thank the Islamic Development Bank Group, the member countries, and all the staff of the Group for the services they provide to the Ummah. I also pray to Allah Almighty to perpetuate security and prosperity for our Islamic nations"
Minister of Finance of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Mohammed Al Jadaan
"As the country with the largest Muslim population in the world and with a great wealth of experience in dealing with global priority agenda, Indonesia is committed to working closely with IsDB to make a positive and long-lasting impact on the Muslim Ummah and the global community at large. The world and the Muslims in particular need to rebuild better and stronger, and this partnership between Indonesia and IsDB will continue to build solidarity towards that purpose, Inshallah"
Minister of Finance and IsDB Governor for Indonesia, H.E. Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati
“We commend the IDB Group Boards Members, management and staff for the major achievements in the course of the past 40 years that have acquired the Group a prestigious place on the world’s socio-economic development map. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other member countries are proud of the Bank’s progress, high volume of its activities, diversity of its operations, flexibility of its mechanisms and its transformation into a constellation of institutions working in various development fields”
Former Minister of Finance of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf
“I congratulate the President and all members of the IsDB Group for the laudable achievements that the IsDB Group has continued to record over the years, as well as for the current initiatives aimed at supporting the efforts of our Member States to promote socio-economic development on a sustainable basis”
Secretary-General of OIC, H.E. Mr. Hussein Ibrahim Taha
“You have been working very closely with the United Nations on water issues, food crisis issues, also gender empowerment, sanitation and global health issues, and climate change. All of these are important areas where the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank have been working very closely together”
Former UN Secretary-General, H.E. Ban Ki-moon
“Islamic Development Bank has had a significant impact on its member countries. It has enhanced the economic and financial linkages between the member countries. Also, it has supported and facilitated the development of the financial infrastructure, in particular for Islamic finance, in the member countries”
Former Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. H.E. Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz
“I am enthusiastic about our collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank. The Bank's innovative approach to financing is helping to address some of the world's most pressing health and development challenges, including the urgent need to end polio forever”
Bill Gates
“I thank the IsDB for being a steadfast partner, contributing to co-financing operations that have exceeded the initial target of $2 billion, reaching $2.4 billion and making a difference across 14 countries through 19 projects. These projects span critical sectors such as agriculture, energy, water and sanitation, transport, and health, all aligning with the SDGs and the African Union’s Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want"
President of African Development Bank, H.E. Akinwumi Adesina