The Inter-American Development Bank is ready to provide $2 billion in financing to Central America and the Dominican Republic in 2011.
The funding will support priority investment areas, including citizen security, infrastructure, social protection networks, natural disasters and climate change, and public finances, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno said March 3.
Moreno made the announcement during his visit to Honduras. There, he, along with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, inaugurated the 25th meeting of IDB governors from the Central American isthmus and Dominican Republic, according to an IDB press release. The gathering also involved finance ministers and central bank presidents of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Panama.
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