Today (Thursday), Ireland welcomed representatives of six International Financial Institutions (IFI), including several regional Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), and development agencies to Dublin to raise awareness of the opportunities available to Irish companies to tender for IFI-funded contracts in markets around the world. Irish businesses also had the opportunity to participate in one-on-one meetings with procurement staff from the African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, UNIDO and the World Bank Group.
Opening the conference, Michael D'Arcy TD, Minister of State for Financial Services, commented that,
Speaking at the conference held in Enterprise Ireland, Tom Kelly, Divisional Manager Innovation and Competitiveness, Enterprise Ireland said,
The conference was organised by Enterprise Ireland in collaboration with the Department of Finance, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Geoscience Ireland.
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